Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
252 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES...7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
THE MIDDLE 20S IN THE COLDER SHELTERED VALLEYS...TO THE LOWER 30S
ELSEWHERE. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S. A
MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS ON TAP THIS MORNING...AS THE MERCURY
EASED INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BY NOONTIME.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW MUCH OF THE SAME...WITH SUN AND THIN HIGH CLOUDS
OVERHEAD. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 30S TO
THE LOWER 40S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE DECEMBER ARE IN THE MIDDLE 40S.

A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SOME LIGHT PRECIPITATION INTO
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A MIXTURE OF
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. ANY
PRECIPITATION WILL EXIT BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WITH DRY CONDITIONS
EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
PASSING BY THE SOUTHEAST WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN BACK TO THE
AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1732...BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
PUBLISHED THE FIRST EDITION OF POOR RICHARD/S ALMANAC...WHICH
CONTAINED WEATHER PREDICTIONS...HUMOR...AND PROVERBS.
MEANWHILE CLOSER TO HOME...IN 1963...RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES WERE
OBSERVED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE
LOW TEMPERATURE PLUMMETED TO 8 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THIS TEMPERATURE
STILL STANDS AS THE RECORD LOW FOR THIS DATE. SOME OTHER LOW
TEMPERATURES ON THIS DATE IN 1963 WERE WEST LIBERTY AND
SOMERSET...WHICH BOTH RECORDED LOWS OF 7 BELOW ZERO...AND MOUNT
STERLING REPORTING 5 BELOW ZERO. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK
TO 1954.

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CARICO



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