Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 010842
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
342 AM CDT Wed Oct 1 2014
Despite the light northeast winds, dry air, combined with mostly
sunny skies across the Quad State region helped to raise
temperatures back into the middle 80s once again. Owensboro
Kentucky, Carbondale Illinois, and Poplar Bluff Missouri shared a
high of 87 degrees. This was nearly ten degrees above normal for
this time of year.
Clear skies continued over most of the region over night, with
only a few clouds noted over West Kentucky. Temperatures by 3 am
CDT had falling into the upper 50s and lower 60s.
One more dry and warm day will start this first day of October with
highs once again rising in the middle 80s.
The next chance for rain will move in after midnight from the
northwest. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to overspread
the region throughout the day Thursday and Thursday night in
advance of a strong cold front.
After the rain moves out Friday following the passage of the cold
front, much cooler temperatures will ride into the region. Highs
on Saturday will be some 15 to 20 degrees below normal for this
time of year.
A second cold front will move across the Quad State Region late
Sunday into Monday, bringing a brief and small chance for rain.
Temperatures will remain at or below normal through the early part
of next week.
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