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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
321 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

UNDER VARIABLE CLOUDINESS...SOME MILD TEMPERATURES WERE PRESENT
ACROSS THE COAL FIELDS THIS MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
THE MIDDLE 50S IN THE SHELTERED VALLEYS...TO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER
60S ELSEWHERE. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE MAY ARE IN THE MIDDLE 50S. A
MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS CONTINUED FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING
HOURS AS THE MERCURY CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 70S TO NEAR 80
DEGREES.

CLOUDS BLANKETED THE COAL FIELDS FOR MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON HOURS
WITH A FEW PEEKS OF SUNSHINE SHOWING THROUGH FROM TIME TO TIME.
AN AREA OF MOSTLY LIGHT RAIN EASED THROUGH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...AND
BY 3 PM...WAS ENTERING SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 70S TO THE MIDDLE 80S.
TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER
70S.

LOOK FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING AND
TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION. IN FACT...THERE IS
A CHANCE FOR SEVERE WEATHER TUESDAY WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE
HAIL BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS. ALSO...LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN WILL
BE POSSIBLE ON TUESDAY AS WELL. ACTIVE WEATHER IS ALSO EXPECTED
EACH DAY FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. LOOK FOR HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE
LOWER 80S WITH LOWS IN THE 60S FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS
WELL.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1979...AN UNSEASONABLY COOL AIR
MASS RESULTED IN RECORD SETTING COLD TEMPERATURES FOR THE LONDON
CORBIN AIRPORT. THE MERCURY BOTTOMED OUT AT 41 DEGREES IN THE
MORNING...AND THEN ONLY RECOVERED TO A MERE 49 DEGREES FOR THE DAY.
THIS ESTABLISHED A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE AS WELL AS A RECORD MINIMUM
HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. ALTHOUGH THE LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD
WAS BROKEN WITH 40 DEGREES LAST YEAR...THE MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE
RECORD STILL STANDS. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

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CARICO



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