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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
303 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

CLOUDY SKIES WERE PRESENT ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. A FEW LOCATIONS TO THE FAR EAST WERE EXPERIENCING FOGGY
CONDITIONS FOR A BIT UNTIL THE CLOUDS MOVED IN DURING THE MID
MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE
50S. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE APRIL ARE IN THE UPPER 40S. CLOUDS BEGAN
TO BREAK UP OVER THE WESTERN FRINGES OF THE COAL FIELDS...WHILE
CLOUDY SKIES HELD FIRM OVER FAR EASTERN KENTUCKY. THIS WAS EVIDENT
BY THE MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE. UNDER SUNNY SKIES IN
SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...READINGS WERE IN THE MIDDLE 60S...WHILE
UNDER CLOUDY SKIES...TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 50S IN FAR
EASTERN KENTUCKY. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE AROUND
70 DEGREES.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN AND BRING DRY AND MILD WEATHER OVER THE
WEEKEND. HOWEVER...SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN BY
LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR TUESDAY AND LINGER INTO THURSDAY AS A SERIES OF
DISTURBANCES AND THEN A COLD FRONT MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. LOOK FOR
WARMING CONDITIONS AS WELL...WITH HIGHS SUNDAY AROUND 80
DEGREES...AND TEMPERATURES REACHING THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 80S ON
MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1986...AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR
MASS BROUGHT SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE
DAYS. FROM THE 22ND TO THE 24TH...THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BROKE
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES EACH MORNING. THE COLDEST MORNING CAME ON
THE 23RD...WHEN THE MERCURY BOTTOM OUT AT A CHILLY 23 DEGREES.
THOSE RECORDS STILL STAND TODAY...SOME 30 YEARS LATER. CLIMATE
RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

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CARICO



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