Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
338 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH AREAS OF PATCHY VALLEY FOG WERE
PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM
RANGED FROM THE MID 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 40S ON THE
RIDGES. A FEW SHELTERED VALLEY LOCATIONS REPORTED INSTANCES OF LIGHT
FROST. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 40S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WERE MOVING EAST
ACROSS THE COALFIELDS. RAINFALL TOTALS FROM THESE SHOWERS WERE LIGHT
WITH MOST LOCATIONS MEASURING LITTLE MORE THAN A HUNDREDTH OF AN
INCH. AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S...WITH A
FEW LOCATIONS ALONG THE TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA BORDERS REACHING INTO
THE LOWER 60S. NORMAL HIGHS FOR MID OCTOBER ARE GENERALLY IN THE MID
60S.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL SEND A COLD FRONT
THROUGH OUR REGION TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL KEEP RAIN CHANCES IN
THE FORECAST THROUGH THIS EVENING...WHICH WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF
FROM WEST TO EAST. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
RAIN CHANCES WILL RETURN TO THE AREA ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER THE FAR EASTERN PORTION OF KENTUCKY. ONCE
THE WEATHER SYSTEM FINALLY PULLS OUT TO THE NORTHEAST AT MIDWEEK...A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST AND LIKELY BRING
FAIR WEATHER BACK TO THE REGION FOR SEVERAL DAYS. HIGHS ON TUESDAY
WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S IN THE NORTH TO THE LOWER 60S IN THE
SOUTH.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1994...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
DROPPED ONE AND THREE QUARTER INCH HAIL OVER THE TOWNS OF HINDMAN
AND JENKINS IN KNOTT AND LETCHER COUNTIES RESPECTIVELY.

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