Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 160820
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
320 AM CDT Wed Jul 16 2014
Unseasonably cool and dry conditions were observed over the past
24 hours. After climbing only into the 70s Tuesday...temperatures
fell into the mid and upper 50s overnight. At 3 am...temperatures
ranged from 55 at Mount Vernon Illinois to 61 at Evansville. Skies
were mainly clear with light winds.
Cool and dry conditions will persist through Thursday as high
pressure moves east from the Plains...passing across Illinois and
Indiana on Thursday. Temperatures will be at or near record lows
in a few locations. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s both
days. Lows will be in the 50s.
Friday through Saturday...a warm front will move north across the
Tennessee Valley. There is a chance of showers and maybe a few
thunderstorms...mainly along and south of the Ohio River. Highs
will be around 80 both days...with lows in the 60s.
Sunday into early next week...a more typical summertime pattern is
expected as the main storm track moves northward to the Canadian
border. Highs will climb from the mid 80s Sunday to around 90 by
Tuesday...with isolated afternoon thunderstorms each day.
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).