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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE STILL BELOW NORMAL...BUT A LITTLE MILDER
THAN THE PREVIOUS MORNINGS. UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...7 AM
TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORMAL
LOWS FOR LATE AUGUST ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. A MIXTURE OF SUN AND
CLOUDS WERE PRESENT THROUGHOUT THE MORNING HOURS AS THE MERCURY
WARMED INTO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S BY NOONTIME.

MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS AND A FEW
ISOLATED SHOWERS POPPED UP...MOSTLY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY. MID
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE MIDDLE 80S. TYPICAL
HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

HUMID CONDITIONS AND A CHANCE OF RAIN HAS MOVED INTO THE REGION
AS HIGH PRESSURE DEPART THE AREA. LOOK FOR THE MUGGY WEATHER TO
CONTINUE THROUGH NEXT WEEK...WITH AT LEAST SMALL CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS REMAINING IN THE FORECAST EACH AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2005...HURRICANE KATRINA MADE
LANDFALL IN PLAQUEMINES PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUSIANA.
MEANWHILE...CLOSER TO HOME...IN 2006...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVED
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY...DOWNING TREES AND CAUSING FLASH FLOODING
IN MCCREARY AND WHITLEY COUNTIES. WILLIAMSBURG WAS FLOODED TO THE
POINT WHERE AN INDIVIDUAL HAD TO BE RESCUED FROM THE FLOOD.

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CARICO



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