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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
254 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...COOL CONDITIONS WERE ON TAP ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
MIDDLE 50S TO THE LOWER 60S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE LAST DAY OF JULY
ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. MUCH OF THE COAL FIELDS SAW FOG THIS
MORNING...WITH DENSE FOG IN A FEW PLACES. THE FOG BURNED OFF BY
MID MORNING...AS MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES HELPED THE MERCURY INTO THE
UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S BY LUNCHTIME.

A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS CONTINUED OVER THE COAL FIELDS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEASONABLE CONDITIONS WERE ALSO ON TAP WITH MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

HIGH PRESSURE NOW IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION WILL MAKE FOR SEASONABLE
TEMPERATURES AND MORE COMFORTABLE CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. LOOK FOR HIGHS IN THE MIDDLE 80S...AND LOWS IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 60S THROUGH THE WEEKEND. GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED AS WELL WITH THE NEXT CHANCE OF ACTIVE WEATHER HOLDING OFF
UNTIL THE NEW WORK WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1995...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
WITH DAMAGING WINDS MOVED THROUGH PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.
THESE STORMS FORMED AFTER RECORD SETTING TEMPERATURES WERE OBSERVED
IN THE AFTERNOON...WITH JACKSON REACHING 97 DEGREES. A TREE WAS
BLOWN DOWN ONTO A CAR AND POWER LINE AT MIDDLESBORO IN BELL COUNTY.
SEVERAL TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN AT LOST CREEK IN BREATHITT
COUNTY...ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JACKSON.

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CARICO



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