Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
333 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS WERE MOVING ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS VARIED FROM A TRACE TO
2.25 INCHES. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE GENERALLY IN THE 60S ACROSS
MOST OF THE REGION. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS DAY IN JULY IS IN THE MID
60S.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED THROUGH EASTERN KENTUCKY
DURING THE AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE MOSTLY BETWEEN A TENTH
AND A HALF AN INCH IN LOCATIONS THAT RECEIVED RAIN. MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 60S TO LOWER 70S AT MOST LOCATIONS
AS A COOLER AIR MASS FILTERED INTO THE REGION. NORMAL HIGHS FOR TODAY
ARE IN THE MID 80S.

THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DISSIPATE FROM WEST TO EAST THIS
EVENING AND DRY WEATHER WITH LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S WILL
BE IN PLACE TONIGHT. DRY AND COOLER CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURNING
TO OUR AREA BY LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1992...A STRONG STATIONARY
THUNDERSTORM DUMPED HEAVY RAIN ON BEAR CREEK IN CLAY COUNTY CAUSING
DEVASTATING FLASH FLOODING. THE CREEK ROSE TO A HEIGHT OF 20 FEET IN
A MATTER OF MINUTES LEAVING 20 TO 3O PEOPLE HOMELESS. FOUR PEOPLE
WERE KILLED BY THE FLOOD AND 13 OTHERS INJURED IN THE COMMUNITY OF
BAR CREEK. EXTENSIVE CROP DAMAGE ALSO RESULTED FROM THE FLOOD...
ESPECIALLY TO TOBACCO BEDS AND CORN FIELDS.

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