Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
407 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS AND SPRINKLES CONTINUED TO MOVE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF THE COALFIELDS THIS MORNING. RAINFALL TOTALS FROM THESE SHOWERS
WERE LIGHT...WITH LOCATIONS REPORTING LITTLE MORE THAN TRACE
AMOUNTS. LOCATIONS NOT AFFECTED BY THE SHOWERS REMAINED UNDER MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE MID 30S IN THE
VALLEYS TO THE MID 40S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...THE SHOWER AND SPRINKLE ACTIVITY HAD DISSIPATED
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. HOWEVER...THIS WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT MAKES ITS WAY INTO THE AREA BY EARLY EVENING.
MOST LOCATIONS WERE UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH PEEKS
OF SUNSHINE. THE MERCURY CONTINUED TO CLIMB TO UNSEASONABLY WARM
READINGS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS REACHING
INTO THE LOWER 60S. NORMAL HIGHS FOR TODAY ARE IN THE MID 40S.

RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT AS
THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. LOWS TONIGHT WILL GENERALLY
BE IN THE MID 40S. THIS SLOW MOVING SYSTEM WILL KEEP A THREAT OF
RAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH SUNDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE IN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT BRINGING COOLER...CLOSER TO
NORMAL...TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. HIGHS ON
SUNDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 40S AND LOWER 50S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2008...EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS IN
THE MIDST OF A HEAT WAVE. DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE
ESTABLISHED AT BOTH THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN
AIRPORT...WITH READINGS OF 71 AND 70 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. CLIMATE
DATA AT JACKSON DATES BACK TO 1981...WHILE WEATHER RECORDS FOR
LONDON BEGAN IN 1954.

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