Summary of Thursday Morning's Cold Temperatures & Wind Chills

Temperatures dropped to around zero across eastern Kentucky this morning.  In fact, several locations fell below zero and witnessed their second year in a row of below zero temperatures.  The cold spot ended up being Black Mountain, which dropped to -9ºF.  The cold spot in the lower elevations was recorded in Mt. Vernon at -6ºF.  Here's a look at low temperatures observed through around 7 am...

In addition to the cold temperatures, a slight breeze dropped wind chills well below zero in spots.  Here's a rundown of some of the lowest wind chill readings observed at sites across eastern Kentucky...

LOCATION                     CHILL     TIME/DATE                            

...KENTUCKY...

...BATH...
4 S OWINGSVILLE (829 FT)     -10 F     0915 AM 01/08                       

...BELL...
MIDDLESBORO APT (1155 FT)    -5 F      0135 AM 01/08                       
YELLOW CREEK RAWS (1089 FT)  -3 F      0926 PM 01/07                       
5 NE MIDDLESBORO (1086 FT)   7 F       0715 PM 01/07                       

...BREATHITT...
NWS JACKSON (1388 FT)        -9 F      0153 AM 01/08                       
JACKSON APT RAWS (1388 FT)   -8 F      0215 AM 01/08                       
3 SE JACKSON  (688 FT)       -1 F      0745 AM 01/08                       

...CLAY...
PEABODY RAWS (1464 FT)       -6 F      0701 AM 01/08                       

...ESTILL...
5 WNW IRVINE (850 FT)        -2 F      0935 AM 01/08                       

...HARLAN...
HARLAN APT (1551 FT)         -5 F      0755 PM 01/07                       

...JACKSON...
5 S MCKEE (1319 FT)          -9 F      0845 AM 01/08                       

...JOHNSON...
4 W PAINTSVILLE (755 FT)     -1 F      0730 AM 01/08                       

...KNOTT...
5 N HINDMAN (1556 FT)        -12 F     0515 AM 01/08                       
6 ENE HAZARD (1486 FT)       -4 F      0525 PM 01/07                       

...KNOX...
3 SE BARBOURVILLE (1016 FT)  -5 F      0900 AM 01/08                       
5 SW BARBOURVILLE (981 FT)   -1 F      0931 AM 01/08                       

...LAUREL...
2 NW LONDON (1214 FT)        -8 F      0515 AM 01/08                       
LONDON-CORBIN APT (1188 FT)  -8 F      0653 AM 01/08                       
5 ESE LONDON (1248 FT)       -5 F      0934 AM 01/08                       
10 SE LONDON (1220 FT)       -5 F      0646 PM 01/07                       

...LETCHER...
3 SSE WHITESBURG (2612 FT)   -16 F     0205 AM 01/08                       
2 NW WHITESBURG (1152 FT)    0 F       0115 AM 01/08                       

...MARTIN...
BIG SANDY RAWS (1180 FT)     -8 F      0509 AM 01/08                       
BIG SANDY APT (1221 FT)      -8 F      0435 AM 01/08                       

...MCCREARY...
3 N WHITLEY CITY (1312 FT)   -4 F      1015 AM 01/08                       

...MONTGOMERY...                    
MOUNT STERLING APT (1019 FT) -10 F     1235 AM 01/08                       
2 SW MT. STERLING (1031 FT)  -7 F      1233 AM 01/08                       

...MORGAN...
3 NW WEST LIBERTY (830 FT)   -11 F     0905 AM 01/08                       
2 SW WEST LIBERTY (1071 FT)  -11 F     0900 AM 01/08                       

...OWSLEY...
1 E BOONEVILLE (825 FT)      -7 F      1000 AM 01/08                       
2 S BOONEVILLE (784 FT)      -3 F      0945 AM 01/08                       

...PIKE...
13 S PIKEVILLE (2774 FT)     -16 F     0745 AM 01/08                       
PIKE COUNTY APT (1473 FT)    -10 F     0635 PM 01/07                       

...POWELL...
5 NW SLADE (794 FT)          -2 F      0950 AM 01/08                       

...PULASKI...
2 N SOMERSET (1021 FT)       -9 F      0524 AM 01/08                       
SOMERSET RAWS (920 FT)       -7 F      0401 AM 01/08                       
SOMERSET APT (928 FT)        -6 F      0255 AM 01/08                       
1 NW BURNSIDE (870 FT)       -6 F      0525 AM 01/08                                               

...ROCKCASTLE...
1 WSW MT VERNON (1081 FT)    -9 F      0844 AM 01/08                       

...ROWAN...
TRIANGLE MTN RAWS (1359 FT)  -13 F     0602 AM 01/08                       
MOREHEAD AIRPORT (1028 FT)   -11 F     1010 PM 01/07                       
3 N FARMERS (933 FT)         -11 F     0945 AM 01/08                       
4 NE MOREHEAD (851 FT)       -9 F      0945 AM 01/08                       

...WAYNE...
MONTICELLO APT (964 FT)      -7 F      1256 AM 01/08                       

...WOLFE...
KOOMER RIDGE (1299 FT)       -10 F     0709 AM 01/08                       
1 WNW KOOMER RDG (1253 FT)   -8 F      0955 AM 01/08                                              

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.


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