Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Jackson KY
303 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

Under clear skies...areas of fog were nestled in the valleys of
eastern Kentucky this morning. Many locations saw visibilities dip
to a half mile or less at times. 7 am temperatures were mostly
ranging from the lower 40s in areas with no fog cover to the
middle 50s. Normal lows for late May are in the middle 50s. The
fog was gone by mid morning as a mixture of sun and clouds was
present for the rest and the morning and into the afternoon. Mid
afternoon temperatures were mostly in the lower to middle 70s.
Typical highs for this time of year are in the middle 70s.

There will be a chance of precipitation this evening especially in
far eastern Kentucky thanks to an upper level disturbance. A strong
area of high pressure will then work in overnight and continue
through Tuesday, providing generally dry conditions. Mostly clear
skies and light winds will promote daytime temperatures to near
normal values in the middle 70s Monday and then warm to around 80
degrees on Tuesday. The chance for more unsettled weather arrives
back in the coal fields on Wednesday.

On this date in weather history, in 2001, lightning struck the top
of the Hogg building in downtown Jackson causing a large section
of the stonework and bricks to fall. The debris fell on top of an
awning causing it to collapse and block the entrance to a


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