Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 062003
National Weather Service Paducah KY
302 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016
Another chilly morning for early May greeted the area with lows down
into the low to mid 40s under clear skies and light winds.
Temperatures rose rapidly through the morning hours, under ample
sunshine as surface high pressure was centered over Arkansas. 2pm
readings are in the low to mid 70s across the region with generally
light west/northwest winds in place.
Dry weather is on tap tonight through the day tomorrow. A weak cold
front will approach later tomorrow, then enter the area and stall
Saturday night into Sunday. Precipitation chances enter northern
areas as early as late tomorrow afternoon and night, and slowly
spread south and east through Monday. Overall coverage of showers
and thunderstorms looks to be highest Monday night into Tuesday. A
fairly unsettled weather pattern looks to remain in place through
the week with on and off chances of showers and thunderstorms
expected through at least Thursday.
Warmer weather is on tap this weekend as southerly flow develops
between the high to our south and the frontal system. Highs will be
in the 80s area wide on Saturday and will range from the upper 70s
to lower 80s for the vast majority of next week. Lows will be in the
50s tonight before warming into the 60s for most nights beginning
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, please refer to
the Area Forecast Discussion product (PIL SDFAFDPAH).