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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
311 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

AT DAYBREAK...HIGH PRESSURE HAD KEPT MOST OF THE REGION DRY WITH
A FEW FLURRIES MOVING ACROSS THE TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA BORDER
COUNTIES. ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY ANYWHERE FROM
A DUSTING TO ONE INCH OF SNOW FELL DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.
AS OF 11 AM EST THE SNOW HAD MOVED WEST AND WAS CONFINED TO AN
AREA EAST OF A PRESTONSBURG TO HARLAN LINE. BIG SPREAD IN MORNING
LOW TEMPERATURES FROM NORTH TO SOUTH. GIMLET REPORTED A VERY COLD
1 DEGREE WHILE SKYLINE CHECKED IN WITH 22. THE AFTERNOON BROUGHT A
LITTLE SUNSHINE AND TEMPERATURES ROSE INTO THE MID 30S. THERE
WILL REMAIN A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME FLURRIES INTO THE EVENING
HOURS HOWEVER MOST AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN DRY.

WEDNESDAY MORNING DOES NOT LOOK TO BE AS COOL AS TODAY WITH LOWS
EXPECTED IN THE LOW 20S. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PASS
WEDNESDAY MORNING...HOWEVER DAYTIME HIGHS SHOULD STILL REACH THE
MID 30S. AFTER SUNSET A COOL DOWN WILL TAKE PLACE WITH MORNING
LOWS DROPPING TO THE MID AND UPPER TEENS ON THURSDAY AND INTO THE
LOWER TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS ON FRIDAY MORNING.

A STORM SYSTEM TO THE SOUTH WILL ALSO PUSH SOME PRECIPITATION INTO
THE AREA OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR
SOME FLURRIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT BUT THE BEST CHANCE ARRIVES ON
THURSDAY. FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING ONE
HALF TO ONE INCH OF SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA.
WEST OF A LINE FROM SANDY HOOK TO MIDDLESBORO ONE TO TWO INCHES
ARE EXPECTED. SOME HIGHER ELEVATIONS MAY SEE 3 INCHES.

WITH THE SINGLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK PLEASE
REMEMBER THE EXPOSED WATER PIPES WILL BURST IF NOT PROPERLY
PROTECTED. ALSO DUE TO THE RIVER...CREEKS AND STREAMS RUNNING HIGH
AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE JAMS IN SOME AREAS...STAY TUNED TO YOUR
FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA...NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO OR LOG IN TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JKL FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS WINTER WEATHER
SITUATION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...A RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 8 DEGREES WAS RECORDED IN JACKSON. A TOTAL OF 33
CITIES IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES REPORTED NEW RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES FOR THE DATE. OTHER CHILLY TEMPERATURES ACROSS EAST
KENTUCKY WERE MANCHESTER AND MOUNT VERNON WITH 3 DEGREES. FARMERS
RECORDED 4 DEGREES AND STEARNS...GRAY HAWK...AND MOUNT STERLING
ALL HAD 7 DEGREES.

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DBS


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