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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
322 PM EDT WED APR 29 2015

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA CONTINUES TO BRING DRY WEATHER AS
TEMPERATURES SLOWLY WARM BACK TO NORMAL. MORNING LOWS SLOWLY
BEGAN TO WARM A LITTLE AND THIS MORNING RANGED FROM THE MID 3OS TO
LOW 40S. AT DAYBREAK...HIGH THIN CLOUDS COVERED THE COAL FIELDS
BUT DID LITTLE TO HINDER THE SPRING SUNSHINE. NOONTIME
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOW AND MID 60 MAKING FOR A MOST PLEASANT
DAY. THE HIGH THIN CLOUDS WERE ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IN GEORGIA. THIS LOW HAS ALSO PUSHED SOME SHOWERS INTO
TENNESSEE WHICH WERE JUST ACROSS THE KENTUCKY BORDER.

THE LOW TO THE SOUTH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHEAST KEEPING
PRECIPITATION AND MOISTURE JUST TO OUR SOUTH. ALSO TO THE NORTH IS
A COLD FRONT WHICH IS EXPECTED TO SWING THROUGH EAST KENTUCKY MIDDAY
ON THURSDAY. THESE TWO SYSTEMS WILL KEEP SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST FROM EARLY THURSDAY TO EARLY FRIDAY.
THE MOST ACTIVE WEATHER IS EXPECTED THURSDAY EVENING.

THURSDAYS HIGHS WILL BE HELD BACK A LITTLE DUE TO THE RAIN AND
WILL STRUGGLE TO REACH THE LOW 60S. HIGHS WILL CLIMB EACH DAY AND
REACH THE LOW 70S BY THE WEEKEND. LOWS WILL REMAIN VERY STEADY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH READINGS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MID 40S.
A DRY AND PLEASANT WEEKEND IS EXPECTED...BE SAFE AND ENJOY THIS
WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 2008...THE MONTH OF APRIL
ENDED A LITTLE ON THE CHILLY SIDE. ON THE MORNINGS OF THE 29TH AND
30TH...TWO NEW RECORD LOWS WERE RECORDED AT JACKSON. THE NEW
RECORD LOWS AT JACKSON WAS 35 AND 33 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. ALSO
ON THE 29TH THE DAYTIME HIGH ONLY REACHED 46 DEGREES. THIS SET A
NEW MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURES RECORD FOR THE DAY. IN LONDON THE
DAYTIME HIGH ON THE 29TH REACHED 51 DEGREES SETTING A NEW MINIMUM
HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR THE DAY. LONDON ALSO RECORDED A NEW
RECORD LOW FOR THE 30TH OF APRIL WITH A TEMPERATURE OF 33 DEGREES.
ON THE 30TH OF APRIL...2008...5 STATIONS REPORTED LOW TEMPERATURES
BELOW 30 DEGREES. BLACK MOUNTAIN WAS THE COLDEST WITH 25 DEGREES.
21 STATIONS IN TOTAL HAD MORNING LOWS AT OR BELOW FREEZING.


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