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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
317 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

ANOTHER PLEASANT MORNING ACROSS THE COALFIELDS WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. MOUNT STERLING WAS THE
CHILLY SPOT WITH 47 DEGREES. THERE WAS ALSO SOME PATCHY DENSE FOG
REPORTED UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. LATE AUGUST SUNSHINE DROVE
TEMPERATURES INTO THE MID 70S BY NOONTIME.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES PEAKED IN THE LOW 80S AND WERE CLOSE TO
THE SEASONAL NORMAL. A WONDERFUL EVENING IS EXPECTED WITH MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES AND SUNSET TEMPERATURES AROUND 75 DEGREES.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL DRIFT EAST THIS WEEKEND ALLOWING
TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY LEVELS TO RISE. DAYTIME HIGH THIS WEEKEND
WILL REACH THE LOW TO MID 80S. MORNING LOWS WILL BE WARMER WITH
READING IN THE 60 TO 65 DEGREES RANGE. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR SOME SHOWERS THIS WEEKEND DURING THE AFTERNOON
HEAT...ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY. THESE SHOWERS WILL BE WIDELY
SCATTERED WITH MOST AREAS EXPECTED TO REMAIN DRY.

LOWS TONIGHT WILL RETURN TO THE 50S ONCE AGAIN. READINGS WILL WARM
UP TO NEAR SEASONAL VALUES ON FRIDAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 80S EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA. MORE HUMID CONDITIONS WILL
RETURN TO THE AREA ON SATURDAY ALONG WITH OUR FIRST RAIN CHANCES
IN QUITE SOME TIME. THE MUGGY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NEXT
WEDNESDAY...WITH AT LEAST SMALL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS REMAINING IN THE FORECAST EACH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...BACK IN 1986 EASTERN KENTUCKY
WAS HEADING IN TO A RECORD SETTING COLD SNAP TO END THE MONTH OF
AUGUST. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECORDED NEW RECORD LOWS FROM
THE 28TH THROUGH THE 30TH. THE RECORD LOWS WERE 50...45...AND 50
DEGREES . LONDON ALSO RECORDED A BRICK 44 DEGREE RECORD LOW ON THE
29TH. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM THIS WEEKEND KEEPING THE
RECORD LOWS SAFE.

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DBS


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