Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
412 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GRADUALLY
DIMINISHED THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...GIVING EASTERN
KENTUCKY A BREAK IN PRECIPITATION THROUGH THE MIDDAY HOURS. SOME
OF THE HIGHEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS WERE 3.28 IN PERRY
COUNTY...2.75 IN LAUREL COUNTY...2.66 IN FLOYD COUNTY...AND 2.32
IN BREATHITT COUNTY. SEVERAL INSTANCES OF FLOODING AND FLASH
FLOODING WERE REPORTED IN PORTIONS OF BREATHITT...FLOYD...AND
MAGOFFIN COUNTIES. SEVERAL HIGHWAYS WERE IMPASSIBLE AND A FAMILY
WAS STRANDED IN BREATHITT COUNTY AS WATER WASHED OUT A BRIDGE.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY STARTED OUT ON A WARM NOTE
THIS MORNING WITH READINGS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S AT MOST
LOCATIONS. BY 4 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 70S
AND LOWER 80S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER
40S TO LOWER 50S WHILE HIGHS ARE TYPICALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S.

ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND STORMS COULD FIRE BACK UP LATER THIS EVENING
AND TONIGHT. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP COULD BECOME STRONG WITH
HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN THE MAIN THREATS. WET WEATHER
WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE STORY AS WE HEAD THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT
WEEK...AS WE WILL CONTINUE TO SEE PERIODS OF SHOWERS...ALTHOUGH ON
THE MUCH LIGHTER SIDE. IN ADDITION...MUCH COOLER WEATHER WILL BE
SEEN FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES COMING
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WHERE TEMPERATURES WILL BE STUCK IN THE 50S.
LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER
60S. HIGHS ON MONDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 70S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2002...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE MAKING THEIR WAY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY. GOLF BALL TO
SOFT BALL SIZED HAIL WAS REPORTED FROM ROCKCASTLE AND PULASKI
COUNTIES SOUTHEAST ACROSS LESLIE AND HARLAN COUNTIES. IN
ROCKCASTLE COUNTY ALONE...400 HOMES AND 900 AUTOMOBILES REPORTED
SOME TYPE OF HAIL DAMAGE.

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