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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
410 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

VARIABLE CLOUD COVER WAS PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED FROM THE MID 30S IN
THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE
TENNESSEE BORDER. THE TYPICAL LOW FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR IS NEAR 40
DEGREES.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS WERE MOVING ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION. THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION WAS
UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
MID 50S IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO THE LOWER 7OS
ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE LAST PART OF
MARCH ARE IN THE LOWER 60S.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...WITH
THE BEST CHANCE OCCURRING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE
REGION. A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL INCREASE THE THREAT OF RAIN
SHOWERS BY MID WEEK...INCLUDING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...RAIN
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT
CROSSES EASTERN KENTUCKY. THIS FRONT WILL USHER IN COLDER
TEMPERATURES BY THE END OF THE WORK WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND...WITH
FREEZES POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S IN THE NORTH TO THE MID 50S IN THE
SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION. HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL GENERALLY
RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2007...EAST KENTUCKY WAS IN
THE MIDST OF A RECORD SETTING HEAT WAVE. FROM THE 23RD THROUGH THE
26TH...THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECORDED NEW RECORD HIGHS OF
80...83...84..AND 81 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. ALSO...FOUR NEW MAXIMUM
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE SET WHEN THE MERCURY ONLY DROPPED
INTO THE 60 TO 66 DEGREE RANGE. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT ALSO SET
5 NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM THE 23RD THROUGH THE 27TH.
TEMPERATURES REACHED 81...84...87...84...AND 83 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY. THREE NEW MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET
FOR LONDON...WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM 58 TO 65 DEGREES.
CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981...WHILE CLIMATE
RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

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