Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
332 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER VARIABLE SKIES THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE
READINGS AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S IN SHELTERED VALLEYS TO
THE MID 50S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN
THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...CLOUDS BEGAN TO INCREASE ACROSS THE COALFIELDS
AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE MERCURY CLIMBED INTO THE
UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S...WHICH IS UNSEASONABLY WARM FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR WHEN THE NORMAL HIGH IS NEAR 70 DEGREES.

A BAND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO
THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL TOTALS
WILL BE LIGHT...GENERALLY A QUARTER OF AN INCH OR LESS AT MOST
LOCATIONS. THE SHOWERS WILL MOVE TO THE EAST ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
LEAVING EASTERN KENTUCKY UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL MOVE INTO
THE AREA ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...WITH HIGHS ON TUESDAY AROUND 70
DEGREES AND HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY IN THE 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1971...LIGHTNING CAUSED A FIRE
WHICH DESTROYED A HOME NEAR TILTON IN FLEMING COUNTY...KENTUCKY.

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