Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 240808
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
303 AM CDT Thu Apr 24 2014
Wednesday night was cool and tranquil across the four state
region. High, thin clouds were increasing from west to east early
this morning. Predawn temperatures ranged from the upper 40s over
portions of southwest Indiana and the Pennyrile of western
Kentucky to the mid 50s over portions of southeast Missouri.
Low pressure will move east into the mid Mississippi River Valley
later today and this evening. As it does, showers and thunderstorms
will become more likely. Some of the storms may even reach severe
levels. Thereafter, dry air will be quick to return on Friday and
Saturday as high pressure strengthens at the surface and aloft. High
temperatures will reach the 70s to lower 80s.
A complex and unsettled period looks to be unfolding for the
Sunday through Tuesday time frame. Multiple rounds of showers and
strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible as a storm system
stagnates over the Central Plains. Heavy rainfall will also be a
concern, until cooler and drier conditions return by around mid
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).