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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
317 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

CLOUDY SKIES AND SPOTTY RAIN SHOWERS WERE IN PLACE ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. THE SHOWERS MOVED OUT OF THE COAL FIELDS BY
MID MORNING. PRECIPITATION TOTALS FROM 7 AM YESTERDAY THROUGH MID
MORNING RANGED FROM AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH IN FAR EAST
KENTUCKY...TO AN INCH AND A HALF IN ISOLATED AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
KENTUCKY. ANOTHER BAND OF SHOWERS...ALONG WITH A COLD FRONT...MOVED
THROUGH CENTRAL KENTUCKY. BREEZY WINDS ALSO ACCOMPANIED THE
SHOWERS/COLD FRONT...WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. AT 3 PM...THE
SHOWERS WERE NEAR AND ALONG IS INTERSTATE 75...MOVING EAST.

VERY MILD CONDITIONS WERE PRESENT TODAY AS WELL. 7 AM TEMPERATURES
WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 50S...WELL ABOVE NORMAL LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. THE MERCURY INCHED UP NICELY TODAY...WITH MANY LOCATIONS
REACHING THE MIDDLE 60S. THE COLD FRONT HAS ALREADY PASSED
MONTICELLO AND SOMERSET..AND COOLER AIR WAS STARTING TO SEEP IN. AT
3 PM...MONTICELLO HAD A READING OF 47 DEGREES....WITH SOMERSET AT 45
DEGREES. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 40S.

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THIS
EVENING. THIS FRONT WILL BRING ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY EVEN A
THUNDERSTORM TO THE REGION. THIS WILL RESULT IN COLDER AIR USHERING
INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. WINDS WILL
BE GUSTY ALONG AND BEHIND THE FRONT. THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS WILL END
BY MID MORNING CHRISTMAS...BUT BEFORE IT DOES...SOME SNOW MAY MIX IN
EARLY...ESPECIALLY IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. THE COLD AIR MASS WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS
MILDER AIR RETURNS BY FRIDAY AND CONTINUES INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...A RECORD SETTING COLD SPELL HIT
EASTERN KENTUCKY DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BACK IN 1983. JACKSON
AND LONDON RECORDED LOWS OF MINUS 10 DEGREES AND MINUS 7 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY ON DECEMBER 24TH. ON CHRISTMAS DAY...JACKSON BOTTOMED
OUT AT MINUS 12 DEGREES...WHILE LONDON HAD A LOW OF 9 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO. ALL 4 READINGS BROKE LOW RECORDS...AND STILL STAND TODAY.
WEATHER RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON
DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981...WHILE CLIMATE RECORDS FOR THE LONDON
CORBIN AIRPORT BEGAN ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1954.

&&

LOOKING FOR A HOLIDAY GIFT? CONSIDER GIVING A GIFT THAT MAY SAVE A
LIFE. NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO IS AN ESSENTIAL TOOL WHENEVER
WEATHER TURNS DANGEROUS...OR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS DEVELOP. THIS
SPECIAL RADIO WILL SOUND AN ALARM WHENEVER A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR
YOUR AREA...AND CAN EVEN WAKE YOU IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT TO
ALERT YOU OF AN IMPENDING HAZARD. IN ADDITION TO SEVERE WEATHER
WARNINGS...NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIOS ALSO WILL BE USED AS A PRIMARY
MEANS OF GETTING EMERGENCY INFORMATION OUT QUICKLY TO THE PUBLIC.
CHEMICAL SPILLS...EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION...AMBER ALERTS...AND OTHER
EMERGENCY INFORMATION WILL ALL BE AIRED WHENEVER DISASTER STRIKES.
SO CONSIDER THE GIFT THAT SAVES LIVES FOR YOUR SPECIAL LOVED ONE.

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CARICO

...TIMING CORRECTION...




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