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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
416 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH AREAS OF PATCHY DENSE
FOG. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS RANGED FROM A TRACE TO
1.39 INCHES. SOME OF THE LARGER RAINFALL TOTALS WERE 1.39 INCHES
IN MCCREARY COUNTY...89 HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH IN PULASKI AND CLAY
COUNTIES...AND 84 HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH IN LESLIE COUNTY.
TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.
TYPICAL LOWS FOR THE LAST DAY OF JUNE ARE IN THE MID 60S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING MAINLY
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION...WITH A FEW SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRING IN THE NORTH. TEMPERATURES RANGED
FROM THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORMAL HIGHS FOR TODAY ARE
TYPICALLY IN THE MID 80S.

CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE
WEEK...GENERALLY PEAKING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG
TO SEVERE...WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE
HAIL...AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER
80S. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE REMAIN BELOW SEASONABLE NORMALS
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK DUE TO NORTHWEST WINDS ALOFT PULLING COOLER
CANADIAN AIR INTO THE REGION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1971...LIGHTNING KILLED A
MAN INSTANTLY AS HE WORKED IN A FIELD NEAR EAST BERNSTADT IN
LAUREL COUNTY. ALSO ON THIS DATE...TWENTY TWO YEARS LATER IN
1993...LIGHTNING KILLED A MAN WHO WAS TENDING TO HIS CATTLE IN
PULASKI COUNTY. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND...WHEN THUNDER ROADS...GO
INDOORS.

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TAB/JMW


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