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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
300 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

CLOUDY SKIES BLANKETED EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING WITH MILD
CONDITIONS. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY AROUND THE 60 DEGREE
MARK...ABOVE NORMAL LOWS NEAR 50 DEGREES. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS MOVED NORTH OUT OF TENNESSEE INTO THE COAL
FIELDS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. BY MID AFTERNOON...THE LEADING EDGE OF
THE ACTIVE WEATHER WAS ALONG AND NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY...STILL
MOVING NORTH. IN AREAS SEEING RAINFALL...TOTALS MOSTLY RANGED
FROM A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH...ALTHOUGH A FEW ISOLATED
LOCATIONS IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY PICKED UP A HALF AN INCH OR
SO. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 60S
THROUGH THE LOWER 70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE APRIL ARE IN THE
LOWER 70S.

A STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE OHIO VALLEY AND DISTURBANCES MOVING
THROUGH THE REGION WILL BRING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK
THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SENDING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE AREA. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING CONTINUED CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DRY WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED FOR FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT...THOUGH UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL RETURN OVER THE
WEEKEND AND LINGER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1971...AN F4 TORNADO MOVED EAST
FROM JUST EAST OF RUSSELL SPRINGS...TO SALEM AND FAUBUSH IN PULASKI
COUNTY. AT GOSSER RIDGE...TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED ON A FARM AS MOST
OF THE BUILDINGS WERE SWEPT AWAY. ALONG THE PATH...35 HOMES...4
TRAILERS...60 BARNS AND 79 OTHER BUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. AT ONE
POINT...THERE WERE TWO DISTINCT PATHS...AS TWO FUNNELS MOVED
PARALLEL TO ONE ANOTHER.

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CARICO



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