Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 250736
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
236 AM CDT Fri Jul 25 2014
Aside from some passing high clouds, it was a very tranquil night
across the Quad State Region during the evening and overnight
hours. At 230 am, The nearest thunderstorm activity was well off
to our northwest across Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Temperatures
were in the upper 50s to lower 60s with light or calm winds.
High pressure will dominate the weather across the region today,
resulting in dry weather and highs in the lower to mid 80s. A warm
front is expected to move into the region from the west later
today and tonight. The heat will build across the area for the
weekend, with highs in the lower to mid 90s expected. Heat index
values will reach near 100 degrees in many places.
Chances for showers and thunderstorms will begin to increase on
Saturday afternoon in areas near Interstate 64. On Saturday night
and Sunday, those rain chances will continue and the areal
coverage increases to include more of our region, as a cold front
approaches and eventually moves through Sunday night.
Much cooler and drier weather will be with us for next week.
Temperatures will only be in the lower to middle 80s for much of
the week, with highs possibly in the upper 70s for some locales on
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE AREA
FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).