Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 161959
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
302 PM CDT Sat Aug 16 2014
A dreary weekend so far, as cloudy skies and showers have
dominated the region for much of Saturday. As of 3PM, clouds have
begun to break up from the west, allowing temperatures to warm into
the 80s in Southeast Missouri. Cloud cover remains elsewhere,
keeping temperatures in the 70s.
A slow moving low pressure system churns its way eastward across the
Ohio River Valley this weekend. While afternoon showers are exiting
the region, expect showers and thunderstorms to return tonight and
continue throughout Sunday. This will allow daytime temperatures to
stay relatively comfortable in the 80s for Sunday and Monday.
After the passage of this system, an upper level ridge builds
eastward into the area and allows highs to creep back into the 90s
and lows to remain in the 70s. As moisture levels remain high,
slight chances of precipitation are possible through the middle of
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, refer to the Area
Forecast Discussion product (SDFAFDPAH).