Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
323 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE MAJORITY OF EASTERN KENTUCKY WOKE UP TO AREAS OF HEAVY DENSE FOG
THIS MORNING. ADDITIONALLY...SKIES WERE MAINLY OVERCAST WITH
TEMPERATURES ON THE MILD SIDE. OVERNIGHT LOWS STAYED IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S WHICH IS JUST ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 65 DEGREES.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE FOG LIFTED OUT OF THE AREA AND
TEMPERATURES ROSE INTO THE LOWER 80S...WHICH IS NEAR THE CLIMATOLOGICAL VALUE
OF 84 DEGREES. SCATTERED SHOWERS ALSO DEVELOPED MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST
OF KENTUCKY 80.

A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST EACH DAY THIS WEEK AND THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. IN ADDITION...A GRADUAL WARM UP IS ALSO ANTICIPATED WITH
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 80S FOR THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WORK WEEK AS WELL AS OVER THE WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2007...THANKS TO A PERSISTENT
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR THE REGION...TEMPERATURES
SOARED INTO THE MIDDLE 90S...SETTING RECORD HIGHS FOR THE DATE AT
THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT. AUGUST OF
2007 WENT ON TO BECOME THE SECOND WARMEST ON RECORD AT JACKSON.


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JVM/JC





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