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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
235 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

IT WAS MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE REGION AS THE WORK WEEK WAS COMING
TO AN END. MORNING LOWS RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20 TO LOW 30S. AT
SUNRISE...RAIN WAS MOVING NORTH FROM TENNESSEE BUT HAD YET TO MOVE
INTO THE COMMONWEALTH. BY MID MORNING A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED IN THE KENTUCKY COUNTIES BORDERING
TENNESSEE. SOME SLEET AND SNOW WERE ALSO REPORTED BEING MIXED IN WITH
THE RAIN. MID MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 30 TO 35 DEGREE
RANGE...AND BY NOONTIME...READINGS MANAGED TO CREEP UP A FEW DEGREES
REACHING THE MID AND UPPER 30S. SNOW AND SLEET HAD MOVED FURTHER
NORTH...AFFECTING LOCATIONS MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN
PARKWAY. ANOTHER BAND OF PRECIPITATION WAS JUST WEST OF INTERSTATE
75 MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST.

LOOK FOR PERIODS OF MOSTLY RAIN INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THIS
EVENINGS RAIN IS THEN EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATER TONIGHT...
LEAVING A HALF INCH OR LESS OF SNOW ACCUMULATION FOR MOST LOCATIONS
BY SATURDAY MORNING. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WILL BE FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE
2000 FEET...BORDERING VIRGINIA...WHERE 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL FALL.

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND WITH LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S AND LOW 30S AND DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE 40S. ANY SNOW THAT
FALLS WILL QUICKLY DISAPPEAR ON SATURDAY DUE TO THE WARM
TEMPERATURES. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY NIGHT...WITH NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
EXPECTED. AFTER THIS WEEKENDS BOUTS OF RAIN AND SNOW...DRY AND COOLER
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY TUESDAY MORNING. LOWS IN THE LOW AND
MID 20S ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MID WEEK WITH DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1999...EAST KENTUCKY WAS
NEARING THE END OF A 3 DAY HEAT WAVE. FROM THE 21ST TO THE
23RD...JACKSON RECORDED THREE CONSECUTIVE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES.
THE MERCURY ROSE TO 65...77...AND 68 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. ON THE
21ST AND 22ND...LONDON ALSO RECORDED RECORD HIGHS OF 67 AND 73
DEGREES. THE BUCKHORN LAKE COOP STATION REPORTED 79 DEGREES ON THIS
DAY IN 1999.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY
PLANS TO DISCONTINUE THIS PRODUCT FEBRUARY 6TH 2015. IF YOU HAVE ANY
COMMENT ON THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY PLEASE
CONTACT METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE SHAWN HARLEY AT SHAWN.HARLEY@NOAA.GOV
OR AT 606-666-2560 EXTENSION 642.

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