A Chilly Morning across Eastern Kentucky

With high pressure overhead and a dry airmass in place, temperatures dropped like a rock Thursday night with several locations experiencing overnight lows in the upper 40s by early Friday morning.  Below is a map of observed low temperatures across eastern Kentucky...

Observed Low Temperatures for Friday Morning July 2, 2010

Observed Low Temperatures for Friday Morning July 2, 2010

A few of the cold spots included...

 Location

County

Low Temp

 Mount Sterling 5N

Montgomery

48ºF

 Sandy Hook

Elliott

48ºF

 West Liberty 3NW

Morgan

48ºF

 Island City

Owsley

48ºF

 Barbourville

Knox

49ºF

 Middlesboro (RAWS)

Bell

49ºF

 Whitesburg 2SE

Letcher

49ºF

 Talbert 2ESE

Breathitt

49ºF

 Paintsville 4W (Mesonet)

Johnson

49ºF

While refreshing, this was not a record cool spell.  The observed low temperature at the Jackson National Weather Service Office was 57ºF and the record low remains 53ºF set back in 1988.  At London, the observed low temperature was 55ºF and the record low remains 46ºF also set back in 1988.



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