Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
427 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY ON WEDNESDAY BROUGHT ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN TO THE
AREA...SATURATING ALREADY WET GROUND. SEVERAL LOCATIONS RECEIVED
ONE HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL ENDING 7 PM CDT ON WEDNESDAY.
VERY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE PERSISTED OVER THE DURING THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

GIVEN THE CLOUD COVER...NORTHERLY WINDS AND RAIN...TEMPERATURES
REMAIN QUITE COOLON WEDNESDAY...SOME 15 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. CARBONDALE WAS ONE OF THE COOLEST
LOCATIONS WITH A HIGH OF ONLY 56 DEGREES. OWENSBORO KENTUCKY WAS
ONE OF THE WARMEST LOCATIONS WITH A HIGH OF 65 DEGREES ON
WEDNESDAY.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 60 DEGREES ON WEDNESDAY IN PADUCAH
KENTUCKY SET A MEW RECORD FOR THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR
MAY 20TH. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 62 DEGREES LAST SET IN 1952.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION TODAY
AND THROUGH MOST OF FRIDAY. THIS WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES ONCE AGAIN
BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR TODAY...GRADUALLY RISING TO
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL ON FRIDAY. WITH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED CLOSE
TO THE REGION TONIGHT...SOME FOG IS POSSIBLE DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS.

A SERIES OF WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL MOVE INTO AND ROTATE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN PLAINS LATER THIS WEEKEND AND SLOWLY DRIFT
EAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. WITH HIGH PRESSURE OFF TO
THE EAST...A GENEROUS FLOW OF MOISTURE WILL MOVE NORTHWARD FROM
THE GULF OF MEXICO...LEADING TO WARM AND MOIST AIR MOVING ACROSS
THE QUAD STATE REGION.

THE COMBINATION OF WEATHER DISTURBANCE GLANCING ACROSS THE QUAD
STATE REGION AND WARMTH AND MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO
SHOULD LEAD TO A DAILY CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM
SUNDAY INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. GIVEN THE VARIABILITY IN
COVERAGE OF RAIN FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND BEYOND...NOT EVERYONE
WILL SEE RAIN EACH DAY.

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FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).

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