Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
314 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THE SKIES OVER EASTERN KENTUCKY VARIED FROM CLEAR TO CLOUDY....WITH
CHILLY AND EVEN SOME FROSTY CONDITIONS PRESENT AS WELL. 7 AM
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE LOWER 30S IN THE SHELTERED VALLEYS TO
THE MIDDLE 40S NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64. NORMAL LOWS FOR LATE MARCH
ARE AROUND 40 DEGREES. THE CLOUDS ERODED THROUGHOUT THE MORNING
WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE AROUND BY NOON. LUNCHTIME TEMPERATURES
WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 60S.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES PREVAIL ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE
70S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THE LAST DAY OF MARCH ARE IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 60S.

EASTERN KENTUCKY WILL EXPERIENCE A WELL-DESERVED WARMING TREND
THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK WEEK. HOWEVER... A SERIES OF
DISTURBANCES WILL BRING THE CHANCE FOR RAIN AND POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION BEGINNING THURSDAY AND LASTING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. THINGS SHOULD DRY OUT ON SATURDAY
MORNING...LEAVING COOL AND PLEASANT WEATHER TO ENJOY OVER THE
WEEKEND.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1993...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE MAKING THEIR WAY ACROSS EAST KENTUCKY. TREES AND POWER LINES
WERE DOWNED IN MANY LOCATIONS. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN
ELLIOTT COUNTY...CAUSING SOME MINOR FLASH FLOOD PROBLEMS. 2.5
INCH HAIL WAS REPORTED IN ESTILL AND KNOX COUNTIES WHILE JACKSON
AND BELL COUNTIES REPORTED 1 INCH HAIL.

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CARICO



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