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AWUS83 KJKL 191952
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-202000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
252 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES...7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
THE MIDDLE 20S IN THE COLDER SHELTERED VALLEYS...TO THE LOWER 30S
ELSEWHERE. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S. A
MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS ON TAP THIS MORNING...AS THE MERCURY
EASED INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BY NOONTIME.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW MUCH OF THE SAME...WITH SUN AND THIN HIGH CLOUDS
OVERHEAD. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 30S TO
THE LOWER 40S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE DECEMBER ARE IN THE MIDDLE 40S.

A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SOME LIGHT PRECIPITATION INTO
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A MIXTURE OF
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. ANY
PRECIPITATION WILL EXIT BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WITH DRY CONDITIONS
EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
PASSING BY THE SOUTHEAST WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN BACK TO THE
AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1732...BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
PUBLISHED THE FIRST EDITION OF POOR RICHARD/S ALMANAC...WHICH
CONTAINED WEATHER PREDICTIONS...HUMOR...AND PROVERBS.
MEANWHILE CLOSER TO HOME...IN 1963...RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES WERE
OBSERVED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE
LOW TEMPERATURE PLUMMETED TO 8 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THIS TEMPERATURE
STILL STANDS AS THE RECORD LOW FOR THIS DATE. SOME OTHER LOW
TEMPERATURES ON THIS DATE IN 1963 WERE WEST LIBERTY AND
SOMERSET...WHICH BOTH RECORDED LOWS OF 7 BELOW ZERO...AND MOUNT
STERLING REPORTING 5 BELOW ZERO. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK
TO 1954.

$$

CARICO






000
AWUS83 KJKL 191952
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-202000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
252 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

UNDER PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES...7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
THE MIDDLE 20S IN THE COLDER SHELTERED VALLEYS...TO THE LOWER 30S
ELSEWHERE. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S. A
MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS ON TAP THIS MORNING...AS THE MERCURY
EASED INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BY NOONTIME.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW MUCH OF THE SAME...WITH SUN AND THIN HIGH CLOUDS
OVERHEAD. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 30S TO
THE LOWER 40S. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR LATE DECEMBER ARE IN THE MIDDLE 40S.

A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SOME LIGHT PRECIPITATION INTO
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A MIXTURE OF
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. ANY
PRECIPITATION WILL EXIT BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WITH DRY CONDITIONS
EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
PASSING BY THE SOUTHEAST WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN BACK TO THE
AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1732...BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
PUBLISHED THE FIRST EDITION OF POOR RICHARD/S ALMANAC...WHICH
CONTAINED WEATHER PREDICTIONS...HUMOR...AND PROVERBS.
MEANWHILE CLOSER TO HOME...IN 1963...RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES WERE
OBSERVED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE
LOW TEMPERATURE PLUMMETED TO 8 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THIS TEMPERATURE
STILL STANDS AS THE RECORD LOW FOR THIS DATE. SOME OTHER LOW
TEMPERATURES ON THIS DATE IN 1963 WERE WEST LIBERTY AND
SOMERSET...WHICH BOTH RECORDED LOWS OF 7 BELOW ZERO...AND MOUNT
STERLING REPORTING 5 BELOW ZERO. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK
TO 1954.

$$

CARICO





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AWUS83 KJKL 181950
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-192000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
250 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

SOME FROSTY CONDITIONS WERE PRESENT ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS
MORNING. A MIXTURE OF SUN AND CLOUDS WAS NOTED ACROSS THE REGION AS
WELL. 7 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MIDDLE 20S UNDER THE CLEAR
SKIES...TO AROUND 30S IN LOCATIONS THAT RETAINED SOME CLOUD COVER.
NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MIDDLE OF DECEMBER ARE AROUND 30 DEGREES. MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING HOURS...AS THE
MERCURY EASED INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BY NOONTIME.

THIS AFTERNOON SAW CLOUDY SKIES THROUGHOUT THE COAL FIELDS. A FEW
REPORTS OF SNOW GRAINS OR FLURRIES WAS RECEIVED THIS AFTERNOON AS
WELL. MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE MIDDLE 30S TO
AROUND 40 DEGREES. TYPICAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE
MIDDLE 40S.

GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST UNTIL LATE FRIDAY. A
STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW TO EASTERN
KENTUCKY LATE FRIDAY OR EARLY SATURDAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE
TO ALL RAIN BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LOOK FOR LOWS IN THE MIDDLE 20S
TONIGHT...WITH TEMPERATURES PEAKING AROUND 40 DEGREES ON FRIDAY.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1990...HEAVY RAIN CAUSED
FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY. AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE IN JACKSON...1.13 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE
17TH...WITH ANOTHER 3.13 INCHES ON THE 18TH. BOTH OF THESE AMOUNTS
SET DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS...WHICH STAND TODAY. IN FACT...THE 3.13
INCHES ON THE 18TH IS THE MOST PRECIPITATION EVER RECORDED IN ONE
CALENDAR DAY IN DECEMBER AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE. AREAS HARDEST
HIT BY THE FLOODING WERE GENERALLY BETWEEN THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY AND
THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY. NUMEROUS HOMES WERE EVACUATED AS STREAMS AND
CREEKS ROSE OUT OF THEIR BANKS. MANY HOMES HAD WATER IN THEIR
BASEMENTS...AND NUMEROUS ROADS WERE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

$$

CARICO






000
AWUS83 KJKL 172051
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-182100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT DRIZZLE...AND A
FEW FLURRIES THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED
FROM THE MID 30S IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO NEAR 40
DEGREES IN THE SOUTH. THE WARM SPOTS WERE PIKE AND LETCHER
COUNTIES...WHICH REPORTED LOWS OF 40 AND 42 RESPECTIVELY. TYPICAL
LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...CLOUDS CONTINUED TO BLANKET THE COALFIELDS. THE
DRIZZLE HAD BEGUN TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO EAST...AND MAINLY
OCCURRING IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE AREA. BY MID
AFTERNOON...CLOUDS BEGAN TO BREAK UP ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY
ALLOWING FOR TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO MID 40S...WHICH
IS NEAR NORMAL FOR MID DECEMBER.

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN TO LOCATIONS MAINLY SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY AND HIGHWAY
80 CORRIDORS LATE TONIGHT INTO THE DAY ON THURSDAY...WITH A FEW
SPRINKLES OR FLURRIES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE
MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS ON THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 30S IN
THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO THE LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTH.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...THE REGION WAS IN THE
MIDST OF AN EARLY SEASON ARCTIC BLAST. TWENTY-TWO CITIES FROM
KENTUCKY TO PENNSYLVANIA REPORTED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES. COLUMBUS
OHIO REACHED 12 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. CLOSER TO HOME...THE JACKSON
JULIAN CARROLL AIRPORT AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BOTH ACHIEVED
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES OF 4 AND 2 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO RESPECTIVELY.
PAINTSVILLE BOTTOMED OUT AT 3 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO...STEARNS CAME IN
AT 2 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...AND BOTH WILLIAMSBURG AND MONTICELLO SAW
THE MERCURY FALL TO 1 DEGREE ABOVE ZERO. FARMERS WAS THE COLD SPOT
OF THE DAY IN EASTERN KENTUCKY...WITH A VERY COLD 11 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 17TH AT JACKSON AND LONDON WAS 20
AND 21 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY...BOTH SETTING NEW MINIMUM HIGH RECORDS
FOR THE DAY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981...WHILE
CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

$$

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000
AWUS83 KJKL 172051
RWSJKL
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-182100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
351 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

EASTERN KENTUCKY WAS UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT DRIZZLE...AND A
FEW FLURRIES THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES AT 7 AM GENERALLY RANGED
FROM THE MID 30S IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO NEAR 40
DEGREES IN THE SOUTH. THE WARM SPOTS WERE PIKE AND LETCHER
COUNTIES...WHICH REPORTED LOWS OF 40 AND 42 RESPECTIVELY. TYPICAL
LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

BY MID AFTERNOON...CLOUDS CONTINUED TO BLANKET THE COALFIELDS. THE
DRIZZLE HAD BEGUN TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO EAST...AND MAINLY
OCCURRING IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE AREA. BY MID
AFTERNOON...CLOUDS BEGAN TO BREAK UP ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY
ALLOWING FOR TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO MID 40S...WHICH
IS NEAR NORMAL FOR MID DECEMBER.

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN TO LOCATIONS MAINLY SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY AND HIGHWAY
80 CORRIDORS LATE TONIGHT INTO THE DAY ON THURSDAY...WITH A FEW
SPRINKLES OR FLURRIES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE
MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS ON THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 30S IN
THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION TO THE LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTH.

ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...IN 1989...THE REGION WAS IN THE
MIDST OF AN EARLY SEASON ARCTIC BLAST. TWENTY-TWO CITIES FROM
KENTUCKY TO PENNSYLVANIA REPORTED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES. COLUMBUS
OHIO REACHED 12 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. CLOSER TO HOME...THE JACKSON
JULIAN CARROLL AIRPORT AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BOTH ACHIEVED
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES OF 4 AND 2 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO RESPECTIVELY.
PAINTSVILLE BOTTOMED OUT AT 3 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO...STEARNS CAME IN
AT 2 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...AND BOTH WILLIAMSBURG AND MONTICELLO SAW
THE MERCURY FALL TO 1 DEGREE ABOVE ZERO. FARMERS WAS THE COLD SPOT
OF THE DAY IN EASTERN KENTUCKY...WITH A VERY COLD 11 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 17TH AT JACKSON AND LONDON WAS 20
AND 21 DEGREES RESPECTIVELY...BOTH SETTING NEW MINIMUM HIGH RECORDS
FOR THE DAY. CLIMATE RECORDS FOR JACKSON DATE BACK TO 1981...WHILE
CLIMATE RECORDS FOR LONDON DATE BACK TO 1954.

$$

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