Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 230952
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
352 AM CST Tue Dec 23 2014
Cloudy skies and south winds helped keep temperatures around 50
degrees through the night. At 3 am, temperatures were still in the
lower 50s in western Kentucky and southwest Indiana. Temperatures
from Mount Vernon Illinois to Poplar Bluff Missouri were in the
mid to upper 40s. Areas of light rain and drizzle diminished
A cold front over the Lower Ohio Valley today will bring more
showers, mainly across western Kentucky and southwest Indiana.
Highs will be in the lower to mid 50s.
A low pressure center will move north along the cold front,
passing near Louisville Kentucky on Wednesday morning. This low
pressure center will spread widespread rain across our region
tonight and Wednesday morning. The rain could change to snow for a
brief time before it ends on Christmas Eve.
High pressure will move east across the Ohio Valley on Christmas
Day, bringing dry conditions. Southwest winds on the back side of
the high will bring milder temperatures for Friday. Highs will be
in the mid 40s on Christmas and the lower 50s on Friday.
The weekend looks unsettled as a low pressure system moves across
the Gulf Coast states. This system may spread rain as far north as
the Lower Ohio Valley and southeast Missouri on Saturday. The rain
could mix with or change to snow Saturday night and Sunday. Highs
will be in the 40s on Saturday and in the upper 30s to lower 40s
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).