Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KPAH 251957
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ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-260900-

WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
257 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

SOME CLOUD COVER ASSOCIATED WITH A DECAYING THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX TO
THE NORTH SPREAD OVER PARTS OF THE AREA THIS MORNING. LOW
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 66 AT EVANSVILLE TO 76 AT POPLAR BLUFF.
WITH SUNSHINE FROM TIME TO TIME TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED INTO THE
UPPER 80S TO AROUND 90 DEGREES AT 2PM THIS AFTERNOON. ASIDE FROM AN
ISOLATED SHOWER NEAR POPLAR BLUFF THE AREA HAS REMAINED DRY. A
RATHER STEEP MOISTURE GRADIENT EXISTED WITH OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY SEEN
OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WHERE HEAT INDICES ARE APPROACHING 110
DEGREES IN SPOTS. A DIFFERENT STORY OVER TOWARD SOUTHWEST INDIANA
WHERE HEAT INDICES ARE ONLY AROUND 90.

A LARGE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO OUR AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT
IN INCREASINGLY HOT AND MORE HUMID CONDITIONS WITH HEAT INDICES OVER
100 DEGREES AREA WIDE BY MONDAY AND LASTING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
ACTUAL HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 90S WITH LOWS
HOLDING IN THE 70S. A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXISTS OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TOMORROW WITH
THE THREAT GRADUALLY SHIFTING NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHWEST INDIANA ON
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. THE BEST CHANCE OF AREA WIDE PRECIPITATION
WILL EXIST LATER WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES AND EFFECTIVELY SHUNTS THE LARGE RIDGE BACK TO
OUR SOUTHWEST RESULTING IN COOLER TEMPERATURES BY THURSDAY.

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FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).

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