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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
330 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

EAST KENTUCKIANS AWOKE TO LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN SOAKING THE
COALFIELDS. MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE MILD AND RANGED FROM THE
UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR SHOULD BE
AROUND 46 DEGREES. AT SUNRISE...24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS VARIED
FROM ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH UP TO 3 INCHES. ALONG THE TENNESSEE
AND VIRGINIA BORDER...RAINFALL TOTALS WERE ONE HALF INCH OR LESS.
NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM MONTICELLO TO SANDY HOOK...RAINFALL
TOTALS WERE BETWEEN ONE AND THREE INCHES. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL
ALONG A LINE FROM CLOVER BOTTOM IN JACKSON COUNTY TO SANDY HOOK IN
ELLIOTT COUNTY. SANDY HOOK REPORTED 3 INCHES OF RAIN WHILE CLOVER
BOTTOM HAD 2.03 INCHES. FROM MIDNIGHT TO 3 PM EDT...THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE RECORDED 1.98 INCHES OF RAINFALL WITH RAIN STILL
COMING DOWN. THIS SETS A NEW DAILY RAINFALL RECORD FOR TODAY AT
THE NWS. THE OLD RECORD WAS 1.35 INCHES AND DATED BACK TO 2007.
MANY COUNTIES ARE EXPERIENCING FLOOD PROBLEMS TODAY. IF YOU ARE
TRAVELING TODAY...PLEASE REMAIN ALERT FOR WATER IN THE ROADS. ALSO
LOOK FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF MUDSLIDES WITH THE GROUND BEING SUPER-
SATURATED.

THE CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING WITH OVERNIGHT
LOWS EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE LOW 50S. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK...WITH AT LEAST A CHANCE
OF RAIN EXPECTED EACH DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RUN SLIGHTLY ABOVE
NORMAL...WITH DAILY HIGHS CLIMBING TO AROUND 70 AND OVERNIGHT LOWS
GENERALLY DROPPING INTO THE 50S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2007...A HEAVY RAIN EVENT
OCCURRED VERY SIMILAR TO TODAYS. THE DIFFERENCE BEING THAT THE
AXIS OF HEAVY RAIN WAS A LITTLE FURTHER SOUTH. EAST OF A LINE FROM
WILLIAMSBURG TO JACKSON TO WEST LIBERTY...RAINFALL TOTALS
AVERAGED FROM 1.5 TO 3.5 INCHES. FOLLOWING ARE SOME COOPERATIVE
OBSERVER REPORTS FROM THE MORNING OF APRIL...15TH...2007.
PIKEVILLE RADIO STATION 5.86 INCHES...FEDSCREEK 2.84
INCHES...CLOSPLINT 2.27 INCHES AND IVEL WITH 2.22 INCHES.
WIDESPREAD FLOODING WAS REPORTED ACROSS PIKE AND FLOYD COUNTIES.

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