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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
230 PM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

CLOUDY SKIES ALONG WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRESENT IN EASTERN
KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. THE ACTIVE WEATHER WAS MOSTLY CONCENTRATED
SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY. THE PRECIPITATION FINALLY EASED OUT OF
THE COMMONWEALTH DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS MOSTLY
AVERAGED BETWEEN A QUARTER TO A HALF INCH. BY MID AFTERNOON...THE
CLOUD COVER WAS STARTING TO BREAK UP SOME...ALLOWING A LITTLE
SUNSHINE THROUGH.

7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 60S TO AROUND 70 DEGREES.
NORMAL LOWS ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. THE MERCURY HAD EASED INTO THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S BY LUNCHTIME. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES VARIED
FROM THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S AT MOST LOCATIONS...ALTHOUGH AREAS
NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY WERE IN THE MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL HIGHS
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

LOOK FOR GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. THE NEXT DECENT SHOT AT RAIN
WILL ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES EASTERN
KENTUCKY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 80S WITH LOWS IN THE 60S FOR THE REST
OF THE WEEK.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS IN THE MIDST
OF THE RECORD BREAKING HEATWAVE OF 1988. AFTER HITTING 101 DEGREES
ON JULY 8TH...THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE PEAKED AT 100 DEGREES ON
JULY 9TH. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE...AFTER A
HIGH OF 100 DEGREES ON JULY 8TH...THEY HIT 101 DEGREES ON JULY 9TH.
ALL READINGS ESTABLISHED DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORDS...AND THE
101 DEGREE READINGS SETTING MONTHLY RECORDS.

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CARICO



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