Record lows and observed temperatures

Canadian high pressure sliding from the Great Plains to the Southeast is bringing very chilly air (for this time of year) to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. 

The coldest spot in the area Sunday morning was 34 at Corners in Breckinridge County.  The coldest reading we've received so far this morning has been 30 degrees at Paoli in Orange County and at Stamping Ground in Franklin County.

 

May 12
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May 12
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May 13
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May 13
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Bowling Green

37°, 1951

44°

35°, 1895

40

Frankfort

34°, 1941

38°

34°, 1941, 1938

35

Lexington

36°, 1938, 1917

40°

37°, 1996, 1941, 1938

38

Louisville

40°, 1917

42°

40°, 1997, 1996

42

 Latest occurrence of temperatures 36° or colder (roughly the cut-off for a widespread significant frost):

Bowling Green:  35° May 27, 1961
Frankfort:  36° June 1, 1966
Lexington:  35° May 27, 1961
Louisville:  36° May 27, 1961



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