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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
320 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VARIABLE CLOUDINESS WAS PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING.
SOME COOLER TEMPERATURES WERE ALSO NOTED...WITH 7 AM READINGS RANGING
FROM THE MIDDLE 30S TO THE MIDDLE 40S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE LATTER
PORTION OF APRIL ARE IN THE UPPER 40S. THIS MORNING SAW PLENTIFUL
SUNSHINE...WHICH HELPED PUSH THE MERCURY INTO THE UPPER 50S AND INTO
THE 60S BY LUNCHTIME.

MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY SKIES PREVAILED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS
THROUGHOUT EASTERN KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY
IN THE UPPER 60S THROUGH THE MIDDLE 70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER 70S.

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE TONIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY. LOOK FOR HIGH
PRESSURE TO FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT AND PROVIDE DRY WEATHER FOR THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND. AFTER HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ON
FRIDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK AROUND 80 DEGREES SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2005...A LIGHT SNOWFALL FELL
ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY AS COLD...MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW
WRAPPED AROUND AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM LOCATED OVER THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES. THE MAJORITY OF THE SNOW FELL DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS WHICH ALLOWED THE WET AND HEAVY SNOW TO STICK OVER THE
HIGHER RIDGE TOPS AND MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. THE HEAVIEST TOTALS WERE
FOUND OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE VIRGINIA BORDER WHERE
BLACK MOUNTAIN AND CLOSPLINT EACH RECORDED 4 INCHES OF SNOW. OTHER
NOTABLE SNOWFALL TOTALS WERE 1.5 INCHES NEAR CUMBERLAND AND 1.2
INCHES AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE.

$$

CARICO






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