Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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AWUS83 KPAH 231010

400 AM CST Fri Jan 23 2015

Infra red satellite indicated cloudy skies blanketed the heartland.
Surface observations reported temperatures ranging between 30 and 35
degrees with a light north wind. The regional radar loop detected
light rain moving northeast up through Tennessee.

The storm system over Tennessee will continue to lift northeast into
mainly West Kentucky today. This will result in rain possibly mixing
with snow at times. The mix will change over to all snow before
ending tonight. Accumulations approaching a half inch will be
possible for the Hopkinsville area and eastward. The snow will taper
off to a dusting as we move northwest toward the Ohio River. Another
system is poised to move through Sunday and produce mainly rain for
the entire quad state region. By Sunday night the it will likely
change over to snow before ending east of the Wabash river and the
Pennyrile region in Indiana and Kentucky.

As we head into the work week expect temperature to return to near
normal with a mainly dry forecast.

Cloudy skies moved into the Quad State area Thursday, in advance
of a strong upper level system moving northeast out of the Texas
and Oklahoma area. Morning lows were in the low 20s north to low
30s south while afternoon temperatures climbing into the upper 30s
to low 40s. Winds were generally from a north direction at 5 to 10

A storm system will pass by to our south tonight and into Friday.
Portions of west Kentucky could be impacted by the northern part
of this system beginning Friday afternoon when a chance of some
rain and snow mainly across the Kentucky Pennyrile area, with much
smaller chances elsewhere. These chances for snow will continue
into Friday evening before ending. Highs on Friday will be in the
upper 30s to around 40 degrees. Temperatures will rebound into the
40s for the weekend. Dry weather should return for Saturday but
precipitation chances increase again on Sunday.


For a more detailed meteorological discussion, refer to the Area
Forecast Discussion product (SDFAFDPAH).

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