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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
329 PM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH INSTANCES OF VALLEY
FOG THIS MORNING. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS WERE
LIGHT...WITH LOCATIONS REPORTING A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.
TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE IN THE LOWER TO MID 4OS ACROSS THE
AREA...WHICH IS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WHEN TYPICAL
LOWS ARE IN THE UPPER 30S.

THE FIRST OFFICIAL FULL DAY OF SPRING WAS BRIMMING WITH SUNSHINE
BY MID AFTERNOON. UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S...WHICH IS
NORMAL FOR THIS DAY IN MARCH.

DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF THE WORKWEEK.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WILL RETURN TO THE AREA ON
TUESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...THE BEST CHANCE WILL OCCUR IN THE
NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION. THE BEST CHANCE FOR LIKELY RAIN
CHANCES ACROSS THE WHOLE REGION WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER TO MID
40S...WITH LOCATIONS MAINLY IN THE NORTH DROPPING DOWN INTO THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 50S IN THE
NORTH TO THE MID 60S IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1965...AN UNSEASONABLY COLD
AIR MASS BROUGHT RECORD BREAKING COLD TO EASTERN KENTUCKY. AT THE
LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...READINGS BOTTOMED OUT AT 17 DEGREES...AND
CLIMBED TO 28 DEGREES DURING THE DAY. THESE READINGS ESTABLISHED A
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE AS WELL AS A RECORD MINIMUM HIGH RECORD FOR
TODAY/S DATE AT THAT SITE. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO
1954.

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