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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
310 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

SOME CHILLY CONDITIONS WERE ON TAP ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. 7 AM TEMPERATURES MOSTLY RANGED FROM THE UPPER 40S THROUGH
THE MIDDLE 50S. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE JULY ARE IN THE MIDDLE 60S. IN
FACT...THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE SET A NEW LOW TEMPERATURES RECORDS
TODAY...WHILE THE RECORD WAS TIED AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT.
ALSO...MANY LOCATIONS EXPERIENCE FOG THIS MORNING AS WELL...WITH A
FEW AREAS SEEING VISIBILITIES DIP TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
THE FOG DISSIPATED BY MID MORNING...AS MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES EASED THE
MERCURY INTO THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S BY LUNCHTIME.

A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS IN PLACE ACROSS THE COAL FIELDS THIS
AFTERNOON. MID AFTERNOON CONDITIONS WERE PLEASANT WITH TEMPERATURES
IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 70S DURING THE MID AFTERNOON. TYPICAL HIGHS
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MIDDLE 80S.

AFTER ANOTHER COOL NIGHT TONIGHT...LOOK FOR MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH MUCH OF THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.
LOWS TONIGHT WILL SLIP INTO THE 50S WITH HIGHS TOMORROW AROUND 80
DEGREES. A SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN FAR EAST KENTUCKY
THURSDAY NIGHT. A BETTER CHANCE FOR MORE WIDESPREAD ACTIVITY CAN BE
EXPECTED ON FRIDAY AS A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE AREA.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1999...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCED BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AT HAPPY IN PERRY COUNTY AND AT HINDMAN
IN KNOTT COUNTY. THE THUNDERSTORMS ALSO DOWNED TREES IN PERRY AND
PIKE COUNTIES. EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS ALSO IN THE MIDST OF A HEAT
WAVE. SEVERAL HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED. AT
LONDON...RECORD HIGHS OF 96...96...101...AND 101 WERE SET FROM THE
28TH THROUGH THE 31ST. AT JACKSON...HIGH TEMPERATURES OF
93...97...AND 97 WERE OBSERVED FROM THE 29TH THROUGH THE 31ST. LOWS
OF 73 AND 74 WERE RECORDED ON THE 30TH AND 31ST...BOTH SETTING NEW
RECORD WARM LOWS AT JACKSON. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON AND LONDON
DATE BACK TO 1981 AND 1954 RESPECTIVELY.

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CARICO




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