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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
318 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

SKY CONDITIONS RANGED FROM MOSTLY CLEAR TO MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS
THE COAL FIELDS THIS MORNING. CHILLY CONDITIONS WERE ALSO
PRESENT...WITH 7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE LOW TEENS TO
AROUND 20 DEGREES. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE FEBRUARY ARE IN THE LOWER
TO MIDDLE 30S. A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS PREVAILED FOR THE REST
OF THE MORNING HOURS...WITH NOONTIME TEMPERATURES MOSTLY IN THE
UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW PLENTY OF SUNSHINE...WITH ONLY THIN CIRRUS
CLOUDS OVERHEAD. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 30S...WARMER THAN YESTERDAY BUT WELL BELOW
NORMAL. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 50S.

LOOK FOR THE POSSIBLE FLOODING THIS WEEK AS A PROLONGED
PRECIPITATION EVENT BEGINS SUNDAY. THE CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
WILL TRANSITION TO ALL RAIN BY NOON SUNDAY AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB
INTO THE 40S. THANKS TO FRONTAL BOUNDARIES IN THE AREA...THE
THREAT OF PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE MONDAY THROUGH MID WEEK. THE
AMOUNT OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE AND MELTING SNOW...WILL CREATE
CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING. STAY TUNED TO YOUR FAVORITE
LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET...NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR LOG IN TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JKL FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS DEVELOPING
EVENT...AND ANY POSSIBLE WATCHES AND WARNINGS.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...BACK IN 1964...A DECENT SNOWFALL WAS
OCCURRING ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT REPORTED A
DAILY SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 7.3 INCHES. THE COOPERATIVE OBSERVER IN
CUMBERLAND REPORTED 9 INCHES FOLLOWED BY 8 INCHES IN MONTICELLO. 7
INCHES OR MORE WERE REPORTED IN MOUNT VERNON AND MCKEE. PIKEVILLE HAD
6 INCHES EVEN FOLLOWED BY 5 INCHES AT JEREMIAH. ELSEWHERE 2 TO 3
INCH AMOUNTS WERE COMMON.

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CARICO


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