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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
354 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH AREAS OF LIGHT VALLEY FOG WERE
PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM
RANGED FROM THE THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE MID 60S ON THE
RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON....A FEW SHOWERS HAD BEGUN TO MOVE ACROSS THE
SOUTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE REGION. BY LATE AFTERNOON...SCATTERED
SHOWERS WERE MOVING EAST ACROSS THE COALFIELDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WERE POPPING UP ALONG AND NEAR THE VIRGINIA BORDER.
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON VARIED...DEPENDENT UPON THE LEVEL OF
CLOUD COVERAGE. LOCATIONS UNDER MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE SEEING
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S...WHILE THOSE LOCATIONS WITH PEEKS
OF SUNSHINE WARMED INTO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORMAL HIGHS
FOR TODAY ARE IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE REST OF THE
WEEK...KEEPING DAILY CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
FORECAST...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S THROUGH
THE PERIOD...WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.

TODAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1990...A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE
FARMERS AREA OF ROWAN COUNTY. DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE TORNADO WAS
TOPPLED TREES...AIRPLANES OVERTURNED AT THE AIRPORT...AND DAMAGE
TO A HOME.

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