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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
317 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

AREAS OF FOG ALONG CHILLY TO COOL TEMPERATURES WERE ON TAP ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
MIDDLE 30S IN THE SHELTERED LOCATIONS TO THE MIDDLE 40S ELSEWHERE.
NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE APRIL ARE IN THE UPPER 40S. THE FOG
DISSIPATED BY MID MORNING AS PLENTIFUL SUNSHINE WARMED THE MERCURY
INTO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 60S BY NOONTIME. SUNNY CONDITIONS
CONTINUED INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE AROUND 70 DEGREES.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE PLEASANT WEATHER MONDAY. A COUPLE OF SLOW
MOVING WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL THEN CAUSE A DAILY THREAT FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK AND
INTO NEXT WEEKEND.  TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL OVER THE
NEXT WEEK...PEAKING IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S ON MONDAY BEFORE
COOLING SLIGHTLY INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S BY FRIDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2005...A LIGHT SNOWFALL FELL
ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY AS COLD...MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW
WRAPPED AROUND AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM LOCATED OVER
THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES. THE MAJORITY OF THE SNOW FELL DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS WHICH ALLOWED THE WET AND HEAVY SNOW TO STICK
OVER THE HIGHER RIDGE TOPS AND MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. THE HEAVIEST
TOTALS WERE FOUND OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE VIRGINIA
BORDER WHERE BLACK MOUNTAIN AND CLOSPLINT EACH RECORDED 4 INCHES
OF SNOW. OTHER NOTABLE SNOWFALL TOTALS WERE 1.5 INCHES NEAR
CUMBERLAND AND 1.2 INCHES AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE.

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CARICO


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