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AWUS83 KJKL 231948
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-242000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
348 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

CLEAR SKIES OVERSPREAD EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING...WITH 7 AM
TEMPERATURE READINGS GENERALLY RANGING FROM THE MID 30S IN THE
VALLEYS TO THE MID 40S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR TODAY ARE IN
THE MID TO UPPER 40S. TWENTY FOUR HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS WERE
LIGHT...RANGING FROM A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH AT MOST
LOCATIONS.

BY MID AFTERNOON...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WERE IN PLACE ACROSS THE
COALFIELDS. TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.
THESE TEMPERATURES ARE UNSEASONABLY COOL FOR THIS DAY IN APRIL WHEN
HIGH ARE TYPICALLY IN THE LOWER 70S.

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP DRY WEATHER IN PLACE
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL
ONCE AGAIN BOTTOM OUT IN THE MID 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 40S
ON THE RIDGES. SOME SHELTERED VALLEY LOCATIONS COULD EXPERIENCE
INSTANCES OF FROST LATE TONIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING ON THURSDAY.
THURSDAY WILL BE WARMER...WITH NEAR NORMAL HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION...BRINGING A LIKELY
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE COALFIELDS THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO FRIDAY MORNING. A PLEASANT START TO THE WEEKEND IS ON TAP FOR
THE REGION WITH MILD WEATHER AND NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S
ON SATURDAY. HOWEVER...CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY
IN THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE AREA...ARE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1986...AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR
MASS BROUGHT SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES TO EASTERN KENTUCKY. THE
JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BOTH SET RECORD
LOWS FOR THE DAY OF 29 DEGREES AND 31 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. BOTH OF
THESE RECORDS REMAIN IN PLACE TODAY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON
DATE BACK TO 1981...WHILE DATA FOR LONDON DATES BACK TO 1954.

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AWUS83 KJKL 222014
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-232015-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
414 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

LIGHT...SCATTERED SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT WERE MOVING
EAST ACROSS THE COALFIELDS THIS MORNING. RAINFALL TOTALS FROM THESE
SHOWERS WERE LIGHT...WITH MOST LOCATIONS REPORTING A TRACE TO A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. TEMPERATURE READINGS AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED
FROM THE MID 50S IN THE VALLEYS TO THE LOWER 60S ON THE RIDGES. THESE
READINGS ARE UNSEASONABLY WARM FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WHEN THE NORMAL
LOW IS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...MOST OF THE SHOWERS HAD MOVED OUT OF THE REGION.
LEAVING MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND SUNSHINE IN THEIR WAKE. THE MERCURY
CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S...WHICH IS NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

TONIGHT WILL REMAIN MOSTLY CLEAR AND COOLER WITH LOWS DROPPING DOWN
INTO THE MID 30S IN THE VALLEYS TO NEAR 40 ON THE RIDGES. SOME
SHELTERED VALLEY LOCATIONS COULD SEE SOME PATCHY FROST BEFORE DAWN
ON WEDNESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL OCCUR THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1970...THE FIRST EARTH DAY WAS
OBSERVED. EARTH DAY WAS CREATED BY SENATOR GAYLORD NELSON AS AN
ENVIRONMENTAL TEACHING TOOL. SUCH A DAY WAS DEEMED NECESSARY DUE TO
THE CUYAHOGA RIVER CHEMICAL FIRE...THE DECLINE OF THE BALD EAGLE DUE
TO THE USE OF THE PESTICIDE DDT...IN ADDITION TO BEING HUNTED TO
NEAR EXTINCTION...AND THE SANTA BARBARA OIL SPILL. THE FIRST EARTH
DAY WAS EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL...ACHIEVING GRASSROOTS CONCERN FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS FACING THE NATION. THIS VAST OUTPOURING OF
SUPPORT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT MARKED THE DAY THAT THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
IN THE UNITED STATES TRULY RECOGNIZED THAT CARING FOR THE
ENVIRONMENT AND ACCEPTING STEWARDSHIP RESPONSIBILITY FOR ITS
RESOURCES WAS THE HALLMARK OF A GREAT NATION. THIS GRASSROOTS
POLITICAL MOVEMENT HELPED ESTABLISH A POLITICAL CLIMATE CONDUCIVE TO
FORMING BOTH THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION AND
THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ON OCTOBER 3RD...1970.

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AWUS83 KJKL 211932
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-221945-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
332 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER VARIABLE SKIES THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURE
READINGS AT 7 AM RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S IN SHELTERED VALLEYS TO
THE MID 50S ON THE RIDGES. TYPICAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN
THE MID TO UPPER 40S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...CLOUDS BEGAN TO INCREASE ACROSS THE COALFIELDS
AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE MERCURY CLIMBED INTO THE
UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S...WHICH IS UNSEASONABLY WARM FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR WHEN THE NORMAL HIGH IS NEAR 70 DEGREES.

A BAND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO
THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL TOTALS
WILL BE LIGHT...GENERALLY A QUARTER OF AN INCH OR LESS AT MOST
LOCATIONS. THE SHOWERS WILL MOVE TO THE EAST ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
LEAVING EASTERN KENTUCKY UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL MOVE INTO
THE AREA ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...WITH HIGHS ON TUESDAY AROUND 70
DEGREES AND HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY IN THE 60S.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1971...LIGHTNING CAUSED A FIRE
WHICH DESTROYED A HOME NEAR TILTON IN FLEMING COUNTY...KENTUCKY.

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