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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
350 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

VARIABLE CLOUD COVER WAS PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER TEENS IN
SHELTERED VALLEYS TO THE MID 20S ON THE RIDGES...WITH SEVERAL
INSTANCES OF FROST BEING REPORTED. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR ARE IN THE MID 20S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE COALFIELDS WERE UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES...ALBEIT A LITTLE ON THE COOL SIDE. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED
INTO THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S...WHICH IS NORMAL FOR THE FIRST
PART OF FEBRUARY.

AN AREA OF WEAK HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE OVER KENTUCKY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND SHOULD BE ENOUGH TO KEEP THE PRECIPITATION AT BAY AND
BRING WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES NEAR 50 DEGREES TO THE
REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN BRING RAIN AND SNOW CHANCES BACK
TO THE FORECAST FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THOUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE
LOWER 30S ON THE RIDGES.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2008...THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE REACHED 71 DEGREES AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT TOPPED
OUT AT 70 DEGREES...BOTH SETTING NEW DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
RECORDS. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON AND LONDON DATE BACK TO 1981
AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

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