Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 171951
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
250 PM CDT Wed Sep 17 2014
Dense fog was prevalent from southern Illinois into western Kentucky
early this morning with visibilities down to 1/4 mile in many spots.
Area lows were chilly for September standards with 43 in Carbondale
to 47 in Paducah. The lone warmer spot was Poplar Bluff at 54 with
thicker cloud cover. A thunderstorm complex that developed over
western MO overnight moved southeastward into SE Missouri late this
morning and has continued to slowly dissipate. Most locations east
of the Mississippi River have remained dry outside of some spotty
showers along I-64 in southern Illinois. 2pm temperatures have ranged
from a rain chilled 59 at Poplar Bluff to 70 in much of western KY.
There remains a slight chance of showers and storms primarily over
southeast MO tonight into tomorrow morning. Otherwise dry weather
will persist through Saturday as high pressure anchored to our
northeast continues to influence our area. Mostly Sunny skies will
return to the area tomorrow afternoon through Saturday along with
warmer temperatures. Highs will warm from the 70s on Thursday to the
mid 80s on Saturday. Nighttime lows will also increase from the 50s
into the 60s by Saturday night. A cold front will bring a chance of
showers and thunderstorms area wide from Saturday night into Sunday.
In its wake Canadian high pressure will build across the area early
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).