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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
346 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

CLOUDY SKIES BLANKETED EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. A FEW
LOCATIONS WERE ALREADY BEGINNING TO EXPERIENCE SOME SHOWER
ACTIVITY...REPORTING RAINFALL TOTALS VARYING FROM A TRACE TO 4
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE LOWER
50S IN THE NORTH TO LOWER 60S IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE
REGION. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THE LAST DAY OF APRIL ARE IN THE UPPER
40S TO LOWER 50S.

BY MID MORNING...SHOWERS WERE MOVING NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
REGION...AND WERE OVERSPREADING THE REGION BY MID AFTERNOON...
WITH AN OCCASIONAL RUMBLE OF THUNDER. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON
RANGED FROM THE MID 50S TO MID 60S...DEPENDANT LARGELY ON SHOWER
ACTIVITY. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS...WITH AN OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORM
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY. SOME
STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG DURING THE DAY SUNDAY...WITH THE THREAT
OF LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS. DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN ON
MONDAY FOR THE START OF THE NEW WORK WEEK. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE
FROM THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 60S ON THE RIDGES.
HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S...WITH A
FEW LOCATIONS FLIRTING WITH THE 80 DEGREE MARK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2005...APRIL ENDED WITH MANY
AREAS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY EXPERIENCING FLOODING AND FLASH
FLOODING. DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS OF 1.79 AND 1.59 INCHES WERE
RECORDED ON THE 29TH AND 30TH RESPECTIVELY AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE IN JACKSON. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT ALSO RECORDED
A DAILY RECORD OF 1.56 INCHES ON THE 30TH. THE RIVER AT BOONEVILLE
CRESTED AT 29.52 FEET ON MAY 1ST...WHICH WAS 2.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE. HEIDELBERG ALSO CRESTED AT 1.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WHEN
THE RIVER CRESTED AT 21.5 FEET. ON APRIL 30TH...SALYERSVILLE WAS
UNDER FLOOD CONDITIONS WHEN THE LICKING RIVER ROSE TO 17.52 FEET.
THAT PUT THE RIVER 1.52 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. HIGH WATER CLOSED
MANY ROADS ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY WITH REPORTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET OF
STANDING WATER IN MANY AREAS.

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