Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 101034
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
434 AM CST Tue Dec 10 2013
Periods of mainly light snow developed across the northern half of
the area Monday evening. Some areas along and north of Interstate 64
in southern Illinois had periods of moderate snow. As an upper-level
disturbance moved east through the area overnight, a large band of
light to moderate snow moved southeast across much of the region.
By 4 AM, the snow band was just spreading into west Kentucky. Total
snowfall amounts ranged from a trace near the Ohio River to 2 inches
along Interstate 64. Some isolated locations may have received as
much as 3 inches. Temperatures at 4 AM were generally in the middle
and upper 20s.
The upper-level disturbance will quickly shift east of the area
early this morning, taking any lingering light snows with it.
Surface high pressure will then dominate the region through
Thursday. The coldest air will overspread the are Wednesday into
Thursday. A weakening storm system will lift northeast through the
region Friday into Saturday. Some sleet, snow, and freezing rain
will be possible, but most of the area should see a cool rain with
temperatures just above freezing. Some minor accumulations cannot be
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, refer to the Area
Forecast Discussion product (SDFAFDPAH).