Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 160902
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
400 AM CDT Tue Sep 16 2014
A cold front moved southward into the region around 9 PM Monday, and
by 3 AM this morning, it had cleared the entire area. Behind the
front, a low overcast sky and north winds at 5 to 10 mph were the
rule. A few patches of drizzle were noted on radar, but no
measurable rain had fallen. Temperatures at 4 AM ranged from 59 at
Mt Vernon Illinois to 67 at Paducah and Madisonville Kentucky.
Surface high pressure will dominate the four state region for much
of the work week. It is uncertain how quickly the overcast sky will
break up today, but afternoon high temperatures will be at least 10
degrees below normal. A disturbance in the northwest flow aloft will
bring clouds and a small chance of showers mainly to southeast
Missouri Wednesday and Wednesday night. Temperatures will be quite
cool again Wednesday.
A warming trend is forecast Thursday into the weekend, with the
warmest temperatures, just a bit above normal, expected Saturday. A
strong cold front will bring a good chance of showers and
thunderstorms to the region Saturday night and Sunday. Temperatures
will fall well below normal again by next Monday.
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).