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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
345 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WERE MOVING ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TWENTY FOUR HOUR SNOWFALL TOTALS VARIED
FROM A HALF INCH TO 2 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS OCCURRING
IN LOCATIONS ALONG THE VIRGINIA BORDER. TEMPERATURES AT 7AM RANGED
FROM THE UPPER TEENS IN SHELTERED VALLEY LOCATIONS TO THE MID 20S
ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER
20S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUED TO
MOVE ACROSS THE COALFIELDS. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TOTALS RANGED FROM
A DUSTING TO AN HALF INCH AT MOST LOCATIONS. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED
INTO THE LOWER TO MID 20S...WHICH IS WELL BELOW NORMAL HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 40S FOR THIS DAY IN FEBRUARY.

SEVERAL WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MAINTAIN THE SNOW
SHOWER ACTIVITY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO
FLURRIES. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL GRADUALLY ADD UP THROUGH
THE FIRST PORTION OF THE WEEK...WITH A FEW INCHES OF POWDERY SNOW
BY WEDNESDAY. EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN TO OUR EAST AND SOUTHEAST. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO
REMAIN BELOW FREEZING THROUGH THURSDAY. LOWS TONIGHT DROP ALL THE
WAY DOWN INTO THE MID TO UPPER TEENS WHILE HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL
ONLY REACH INTO THE LOWER TO MID 20S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2001...EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS
IN THE MIDST OF A WARM AND RECORD SETTING PERIOD. THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE ESTABLISHED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 72 ON BOTH
THE 8TH AND THE 9TH...WHILE LONDON SET RECORDS OF 69 AND 70 FOR
THE 8TH AND 9TH RESPECTIVELY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE
BACK TO 1981...WHILE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

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