Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 241932
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
232 PM CDT Thu Apr 24 2014
Skies were becoming mostly cloudy from west to east during the
early afternoon hours Thursday as a frontal system approaches the
area. Morning lows were in the upper 40s to low 50s with mid
afternoon highs climbing into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees.
Southwest winds prevailed in many communities with gusts 15 to 20
Low pressure will move east into the mid Mississippi River Valley
this evening. As it does, showers and thunderstorms will become
more likely. Some of the storms may even reach severe levels.
Once the storms pass, dry air will be quick to return on Friday and
Saturday as high pressure strengthens at the surface and aloft.
High temperatures will reach the 70s to lower 80s.
A complex and unsettled period will unfolding for the
Sunday through Tuesday time frame. Multiple rounds of showers and
strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible as a storm system
stagnates over the Central Plains. Heavy rainfall will also be a
concern, until cooler and drier conditions return by around mid
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, refer to the Area
Forecast Discussion product (SDFAFDPAH).