Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 132103
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
300 PM CST Fri Dec 13 2013
...A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon Saturday
along and north of a Rockport Indiana to Vienna Illinois to Poplar
Bluff Missouri line...
Considerably cloudy skies prevailed today. A band of light sleet and
snow was moving across Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois this
afternoon. Most amounts remain light. Temperatures at 245 pm ranged
from the middle 30s to around 40 degrees.
An area of low pressure will move east overnight, bringing a wintry
mix to the Quad State Region. It will be mostly snow with 2 to 4
inches expected along and north of a line from Petersburg Indiana to
Benton Illinois to Van Buren Missouri. To the south, amounts of 1 to
2 inches are expected as a snow and sleet mixture. It will line up
north of a Rockport Indiana to Vienna Illinois to Poplar Bluff
Missouri line. In West Kentucky and the Bootheel of Missouri it will
start out as a wintry mix, but change over to all rain by midnight.
Most of the precipitation should be east of the Heartland by noon
Another shot of cold arctic air will arrive behind this system late
in the weekend. However, a slow warming trend will begin early next
week as winds turn southerly. As a result, temperatures will
moderate back to more seasonable values by mid week.
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, refer to the Area
Forecast Discussion, (SDFAFDPAH).