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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
310 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS GENERALLY UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
WITH AREAS OF DENSE VALLEY FOG THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT
7 AM WERE QUITE A BIT COOLER THAN THOSE OF YESTERDAY MORNING...
RANGING FROM THE MID TO UPPER 40S WHERE THERE WERE LESS CLOUDS...TO
THE MID 50S WHERE MORE CLOUD COVER WAS RESIDING. THE TYPICAL LOW FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR IS IN THE MID 50S.

UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES...A COOL...FALL LIKE DAY WAS IN FULL SWING
ACROSS THE COALFIELDS. HIGHS TODAY ONLY REACHED INTO THE MID TO
UPPER 60S...BUT WERE STILL NOT COOL ENOUGH TO SET A NEW MINIMUM HIGH
RECORD. THE CURRENT MINIMUM HIGH RECORD FOR JACKSON IS 58 DEGREES
AND WAS SET IN 1982. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THIS DAY IN SEPTEMBER ARE
GENERALLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

AT 10:29 PM TONIGHT...ASTRONOMICAL FALL OFFICIALLY BEGINS. THAT
BEING THE CASE...THE COOLER AND LESS HUMID WEATHER THAT IS CURRENTLY
OVERSPREADING EASTERN KENTUCKY SEEMS APPROPRIATE. TONIGHT WILL
REMAIN ON THE COOL SIDE...WITH LOWS DROPPING DOWN INTO THE LOWER TO
MID 40S. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP DRY CONDITIONS IN PLACE
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK. HIGHS ON TUESDAY WILL RANGE
FROM THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO
MODERATE TO NEAR OR ABOVE SEASONABLE VALUES THROUGH THE END OF THE
WORK WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1970...THUNDERSTORMS MOVED
ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY. IN MORGAN COUNTY...THUNDERSTORM
WIND GUSTS BLEW DOWN A BARN. IN LAUREL COUNTY...A LIGHTNING STRIKE
SPARKED A FIRE THAT DESTROYED A MOBILE HOME.

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