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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
410 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

AREAS OF DENSE VALLEY FOG WERE PRESENT ACROSS THE COALFIELDS THIS
MORNING. OTHERWISE...PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLEAR SKIES PREVAILED.
TEMPERATURE READINGS AT 7 AM WERE UNSEASONABLY WARM...GENERALLY
RANGING FROM THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORMAL LOWS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE
MID 50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...SHOWERS WERE BEGINNING TO POP UP ALONG THE COLD
FRONT MOVING INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY. AREAS NOT AFFECTED BY THE STORMS
WERE UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH PEEKS OF SUNSHINE.
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S AT
MOST LOCATIONS. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID
TO UPPER 70S.

THE COLD FRONT AND PRECIPITATION WILL EXIT TO THE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT
BRINGING DRY CONDITIONS BACK TO THE COALFIELDS. A MUCH COLDER AND
DRIER AIR MASS WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT...DROPPING TEMPERATURES
BACK BELOW SEASONABLE NORMALS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. LOWS TONIGHT WILL
BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S AND HIGHS ON MONDAY WILL BE IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1955...A HOT WEEK WAS COMING TO
AN END ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT RECORDED 4
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S OVER A 6 DAY SPAN.
HOWEVER...THE FOLLOWING YEAR...1956...A COLD WAVE OVERSPREAD THE
STATE. LONDON RECORDED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FROM THE 19TH THROUGH
THE 21ST OF SEPTEMBER. THE NEW RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE
39...40...AND 35 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF HOW
MUCH WEATHER CAN VARY FROM YEAR TO YEAR. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON
DATE BACK TO 1954.

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