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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
405 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

A FEW HIGH...CIRRUS CLOUDS WERE PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY
THIS MORNING. MOST LOCATIONS REPORTED INSTANCES OF HEAVY FROST.
TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE LOWER 20S IN THE VALLEYS TO
THE LOWER 30S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR
ARE IN THE MID 20S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY IN CONTROL
OF THE REGION WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL WINTER DAY.
UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO
THE MID TO UPPER 40S...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS FLIRTING WITH THE 50
DEGREE MARK. NORMAL HIGHS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE MID 40S.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP DRY CONDITIONS AND WARMER THAN
NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN PLACE FOR ONE MORE DAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
THEN BRING WINTRY WEATHER BACK TO THE REGION FROM SUNDAY NIGHT
THOUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
FROM EARLY MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE BELOW NORMAL DURING THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK...AND MAY NOT REACH
THE FREEZING MARK FOR MOST LOCATIONS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S IN THE VALLEYS
TO THE MID 30S ON THE RIDGES. HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN
THE LOWER 50S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1986...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
CAUSED SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY. NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ACROSS THE AREA. THERE
WERE ALSO SEVERAL REPORTS OF STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. IN LONDON...THE
ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF A CAR WASH AND A FAST FOOD RESTAURANT. THE
ROOF OF AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WAS DAMAGED IN CORBIN...AND A 150
FOOT RADIO TOWER PROVIDING POLICE AND FIRE COMMUNICATIONS NEAR
MONTICELLO TWISTED AND BROKE DUE TO STRONG WINDS.

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