Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 011027
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
527 AM CDT Fri Aug 1 2014
Partly to mostly cloudy skies lingered across the Quad State
region during the afternoon and into the early evening hours, with
a majority of the cloudiness extending into the evening hours over
the border counties of Southeast Missouri and the Purchase area of
Isolated rain showers were noted along the Southeast Missouri and
Northeast Arkansas border, as well as in the shadow of Crowleys
ridge and the Shawnee Foothills, as they arched across the Quad
State region. Rainfall amounts from these showers were very light.
The degree of cloud cover and rainfall impacted highs Thursday
afternoon. Poplar Bluff Missouri came in with a cool 78 degrees,
while Evansville Indiana reported a high of 86 degrees.
Some clouds and fog worked back into Southeast Missouri and West
Kentucky overnight. Patchy dense fog was also reported overnight
into parts of Southern Illinois. Temperatures at 5 am CDT had
fallen into the lower 60s.
As energy from an approaching upper level disturbance swings
through the Quad State region today and Saturday, there will be a
small chance for showers and thunderstorms. The best chance for
any rain will be during the peak heating of the day.
By Sunday, and extending into next Wednesday, high pressure will
dominate the region, with dry weather and temperatures in the
middle and upper 80s the rule. The next chance for rain will work
into the area next Thursday and likely persist into Friday.
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).