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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
238 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

THURSDAY STARTED OUT A LITTLE ON THE CHILLY SIDE AS TEMPERATURES
DROPPED INTO THE LOW AND MID 20S. CLOVER BOTTOM AND MOUNT STERLING
BOTH DROPPED TO 21 DEGREES THIS MORNING AND WERE THE COOLEST SPOTS IN
THE AREA. NORMAL LOWS FOR MID TO LATE JANUARY RUN AROUND 26 TO 27
DEGREES. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY AT DAYBREAK AND REMAINED ON THE
CLOUDY SIDE MOST OF THE DAY. BY NOONTIME TEMPERATURES ROSE TO THE
UPPER 30S WITH A FEW LOCATIONS HITTING THE LOW 40S.

IT HAS BEEN VERY DRY OVER THE PAST 10 DAYS. LONDON AND JACKSON HAVE
RECORDED A COUPLE TRACE AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION OVER THE PAST 10
DAYS WITH A FEW HUNDREDTHS FALLING ON THE 18TH. IT HAS BEEN SINCE THE
12TH SINCE ANY DECENT RAINFALL HAS HIT THE COAL FIELDS. THIS IS ABOUT
TO CHANGE AS A STORM SYSTEM ESCORTS A GOOD CHANCE OF RAIN TO EASTERN
KENTUCKY ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. ONE HALF INCH OF RAIN OR LESS IS
POSSIBLE FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. THIS MAY BE
MIXED WITH A LITTLE SNOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE VERY LIGHT WITH MOST PLACES SEEING A
HALF INCH OR LESS. SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED INTO THE
WEEKEND WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S AND LOW 30S AND DAYTIME HIGHS IN
THE 40S. ANY SNOW THAT FALLS WILL QUICKLY DISAPPEAR ON SATURDAY DUE
TO THE WARM TEMPERATURES. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED
SUNDAY NIGHT. SUNDAY NIGHTS SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY NIGHT
WITH NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1999...EAST KENTUCKY WAS
IN THE MIDDLE OF A RECORD SETTING HEAT WAVE. FROM THE 21ST TO THE
23RD...JACKSON RECORDED THREE CONSECUTIVE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
THE MERCURY ROSE TO 65...77...AND 68 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. ON THE
21ST AND 22ND...LONDON ALSO RECORDED RECORD HIGHS OF 67 AND 73 DEGREES.
THE PAINTSVILLE COOP STATION REPORTED A WHOPPING 80 DEGREES ON THIS
DAY IN 1999.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY
PLANS TO DISCONTINUE THIS PRODUCT FEBRUARY 6TH 2015. IF YOU HAVE ANY
COMMENT ON THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY PLEASE
CONTACT METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE SHAWN HARLEY AT SHAWN.HARLEY@NOAA.GOV
OR AT 606-666-2560 EXTENSION 642.

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