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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
413 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

ABOVE NORMAL MORNING TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT RAIN WAS EXPERIENCED
ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY DURING THE LAST SUNRISE OF AUGUST 2014. MORNING
LOWS IN MOST AREAS WERE IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOW 70S...AND ABOUT 5
TO 8 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL. JUST ABOUT EVERYONE REPORTED RAINFALL
THIS MORNING...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALLING IN ALONG THE
INTERSTATE 75 CORRIDOR SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY. RAINFALL
TOTALS IN THE FAR EAST AVERAGED A FEW TENTHS OF AN INCH AND APPROACHED
THE 2 INCH MARK IN LAUREL AND MCCREARY COUNTIES. A TRAINED SPOTTER...
ONE HALF MILE EAST OF WHITLEY CITY REPORTED A RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.84
INCHES. MOST OF IT FELL BETWEEN 930 PM AND MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR A LARGE PORTION OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY INTO THE EVENING.

SINCE MIDNIGHT...RAIN HAS CONTINUED TO MOVE INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY AND
KEPT TEMPERATURES NEARLY STEADY. THE HEAVIEST RAIN TODAY OCCURRED IN
AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY WHERE JUST OVER AN INCH FELL. CLOUD
COVER AND RAINFALL LIMITED HIGHS INTO THE LOW 70S FOR MOST
LOCATIONS.

DURING THE AFTERNOON...MOST OF THE RAIN CREPT NORTHWARD ALONG THE
MOUNTAIN PARKWAY. THIS ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO RISE INTO THE UPPER
70S IN AREAS TO THE SOUTH. RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
HOWEVER SOME DRY PERIODS CAN BE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY MONDAY NIGHT. A
BETTER THREAT FOR RAIN RETURNS ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT JUST
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE AREA.

THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING
AND RESIDENTS OF EAST KENTUCKY SHOULD REMAIN ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND FILLED DITCH LINES.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1995...A WEEK LONG HEAT WAVE WAS
COMING TO AN END IN EASTERN KENTUCKY. ON THAT DAY THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE RECORDED A NEW DAILY HIGH OF 99 DEGREES. DURING THE
LAST WEEK OF AUGUST 1995...JACKSON RECORDED FOUR NEW RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURES.

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