Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
355 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY HAD AN UNSEASONABLY COOL AND PLEASANT START TO
THEIR WORK DAY. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 5-10 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL AND SOME LOCATIONS EVEN DIPPED INTO THE 40S. A FEW
LIGHT SHOWERS FELL OVER SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS...DROPPING A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
RAIN IN THE RAIN GAUGE. SOME PATCHY DENSE FOG WAS ALSO PRESENT.

DESPITE THE COOL START TO THE DAY...TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED NICELY
THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. BY
3PM...TEMPERATURE READINGS HAVE SURPASSED THE 70 DEGREE MARK AND ARE
EXPECTED TO PEAK IN THE LOWER 70S TODAY.

ANOTHER CHILLY NIGHT IS ON TAP FOR THE REGION WITH TEMPERATURES
FORECAST IN THE LOWER 50S. SOME LOCATIONS MAY EVEN DIP BELOW 50
DEGREES AGAIN. FORTUNATELY...TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND AND REACH
SEASONABLE LEVELS TOMORROW AND POSSIBLY HIT THE 80 DEGREE MARK ON
SATURDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE IS NO CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
SUNDAY...ALLOWING FOR A GREAT WEEKEND TO SPEND TIME OUTDOORS.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1988...A STRONG COLD FRONT
PRODUCED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTH CENTRAL U.S. HIGH WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT GUSTED TO 92 MPH AT FORT COLLINS...CO. THESE HIGH WINDS
CAUSED THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE ACROSS THE STATE OF COLORADO.
MEANWHILE...CLOSER TO HOME...LIGHTNING STRUCK TWO HOUSES IN PULASKI
COUNTY. THE RESULTING FIRE DESTROYED ONE HOUSE AND SEVERELY DAMAGED
A PORTION OF THE OTHER.


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JVM




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