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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
500 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS THUNDERED ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY YESTERDAY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.
UNLIKE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...ONLY A FEW SEVERE WARNINGS WERE ISSUED
AND THERE WERE JUST A FEW REPORTS OF TREES BLOWN DOWN. IN THE
MORNING HOURS...THE REGION WOKE UP TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND LOW
TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND THE NORMAL OF 65 DEGREES.

ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES RETURNED BY MID AFTERNOON...WITH
LOCATIONS GETTING INTO THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S...THE
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL HIGH FOR TODAY IS 84 DEGREES. DEW POINTS WERE
ALSO HIGH...ALLOWING FOR CONDITIONS TO BECOME UNCOMFORTABLY HOT AND
HUMID. BY 2PM...SOME ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED MAINLY
EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF JACKSON.

TONIGHT...TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN ON THE MILD SIDE WITH LOWS
FORECASTED AROUND 70 DEGREES...JUST A BIT ABOVE THE NORMAL LOW OF
65. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT
AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES TRAVERSE OUR
REGION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1983...THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE SET A NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 95 DEGREES. ON THE SAME
DAY...THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT SET A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 98
DEGREES. THIS WAS THE THIRD AND FINAL DAY OF A THREE DAY STRETCH
THAT BOTH THE JACKSON AND LONDON AIRPORTS SET RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURES.


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