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A strong cold front crossed eastern Kentucky on the evening of Saturday, November 18th. Strong southwest winds developed ahead of the front during the day Saturday with temperatures increasing into the 60s. As the front crossed the area, it brought an intense line of showers across eastern Kentucky producing some localized wind gusts over 50 mph. The winds caused sporadic tree damage and power outages across eastern Kentucky. As the front exited Saturday night, very cold air poured into the area with temperatures reaching into the 30s by Sunday morning.

KY 1862/Thornton Road near Worley Road in Letcher County (Photo Courtesy of Brandon Robinson).
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