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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
407 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

CLEAR SKIES WITH AREAS OF PATCHY VALLEY FOG GREETED COMMUTERS
ACROSS THE COALFIELDS THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM RANGED
FROM THE MID 40S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE MID 50S ON THE RIDGES. THE
HOT SPOT THIS MORNING WAS GIMLET IN ELLIOTT COUNTY WHICH REPORTED
61 DEGREES. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE FIRST PART OF MAY ARE IN THE LOWER
50S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...ABUNDANT SUNSHINE OVERSPREAD EASTERN KENTUCKY.
TEMPERATURES SOARED INTO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S...WHICH QUITE
A BIT WARMER THAN TYPICAL HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP PLEASANT WEATHER IN PLACE FOR
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TO
MID 50S. HIGHS ON TUESDAY WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2007...A STATIONARY FRONT
JUST TO THE SOUTH OF KENTUCKY PROVIDED THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF THE STORMS BECAME SEVERE WITH QUARTER SIZED
HAIL REPORTED IN LESLIE AND CLAY COUNTIES. OTHER REPORTS OF NICKEL
SIZED HAIL WERE REPORTED IN LESLIE COUNTY...WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS
OF THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE IN CLAY COUNTY. SOME FLASH FLOODING
WAS ALSO REPORTED IN LAUREL COUNTY.

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