Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
358 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WITH DENSE VALLEY FOG...A COOL MORNING WAS
UNDERWAY ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE READINGS
AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE MID 40S ON
THE RIDGES. THIS IS THE COOLEST TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SINCE MAY
19TH AT BOTH THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT AND THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE. TYPICAL LOWS FOR TODAY ARE GENERALLY IN THE MID 50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...BEAUTIFUL...SUNNY SKIES AND TEMPERATURES IN THE
UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S WERE PERFECT CONDITIONS FOR THE FIRST FULL DAY
OF FALL. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 70S.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER THROUGH THE END
OF THE WORKWEEK...KEEPING DRY CONDITIONS IN PLACE. TEMPERATURES WILL
GRADUALLY WARM TO NEAR...IF NOT SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL...FROM THE
MIDDLE TO THE END OF THE WEEK. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 40S AND
HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE MID 70S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...17 CITIES IN THE CENTRAL
AND NORTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES REPORTED RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES AS COLD AIR POURED INTO THE AREA BEHIND A STRONG COLD
FRONT. AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN JACKSON...
TEMPERATURES STARTED OUT IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE EARLY MORNING AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT. HOWEVER...BY LATE MORNING THE COLD FRONT HAD
PASSED THROUGH JACKSON...DROPPING TEMPERATURES DOWN INTO THE 40S. A
LOW TEMPERATURE OF 41 DEGREES WAS REACHED BY 2 PM. THE TEMPERATURE
EVENTUALLY FELL TO 40 DEGREES BY EVENING...WHICH ESTABLISHED A NEW
RECORD LOW FOR THE DATE. THIS RECORD REMAINED IN PLACE UNTIL
1995...WHEN A NEW RECORD LOW OF 39 DEGREES WAS SET AT THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981.

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