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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
233 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

A CHILLY MORNING WAS ON TAP ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING.
UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES...7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE
MIDDLE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE OCTOBER ARE IN THE
MIDDLE 40S. A FEW LOCATIONS ALSO REPORTED SOME DENSE FOG WITH
VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES. THE FOG BURNT OFF BY
LATE MORNING...AS A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS ALLOWED THE MERCURY TO
CLIMB INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 50S BY LUNCHTIME.

PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND CLOSE TO SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES
CREATED A PLEASANT FRIDAY. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
UPPER 50S TO THE MIDDLE 60S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE
IN THE MIDDLE 60S.

GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND
AND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. IN ADDITION...A GRADUAL WARMING TREND
IS EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY. HIGHS ON SATURDAY WILL CLIMB TO AROUND
70. BY SUNDAY...LOOK FOR HIGHS INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S...AND BY
MONDAY AND TUESDAY HIGHS WILL SOAR INTO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 70S WITH
SOME 80 DEGREE READINGS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR
ANY RAIN WILL NOT ARRIVE UNTIL TUESDAY NIGHT.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...ON OCTOBER 24TH...2001 THE FIRST
MAJOR WINTER STORM WAS MAKING ITS WAY ACROSS THE MIDWEST. HIGH WINDS
AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WERE COMMON ACROSS WISCONSIN...MINNESOTA AND
MICHIGAN WHERE 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW FELL. THE STORM BROUGHT AT
LEAST 20 TORNADOES TO THE ILLINOIS AND INDIANA AREAS. THE EARLY
SEASON WINTER STORM BROUGHT LATE EVENING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO
EASTERN KENTUCKY. NEARLY EVERY EAST KENTUCKY COUNTY...EAST OF
INTERSTATE 75...REPORTED NUMEROUS TREES DOWNED. ROOFS AND PORCHES
WERE REMOVED FROM SOME EASTERN KENTUCKY HOMES. MARTIN COUNTY REPORTED
THAT 85 PERCENT OF THE COUNTY WAS WITHOUT POWER. AT THE HAZARD
COMMUNITY COLLEGE...A BRICK WALL WAS REMOVED FROM A BUILDING AND AN
EMPTY TRUCK TRAILER WAS OVERTURNED. IN INEZ...A METAL ROOF WAS RIPPED
FROM THE H & R TAX BUILDING AND DEPOSITED ON MAIN STREET. ALSO...JUST
LAST YEAR...THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECEIVED A TENTH OF AN INCH
OF SNOWFALL...THE SECOND EARLIEST MEASURABLE SNOW OCCURRENCE AT
JACKSON.

$$

CARICO





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