Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 181952
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
250 PM CDT Thu Sep 18 2014
Low temperatures this morning were in the upper 50s to lower 60s
under cloudy skies. The cloud cover was much quicker to exit out of
southern Illinois and southwest Indiana communities this morning and
mostly sunny conditions have dominated the afternoon hours there.
Mostly cloudy skies remain from Poplar Bluff eastward to Murray and
Hopkinsville but even there clouds are starting to break up more. 2pm
temperatures range from 72 at Mount Vernon Illinois to 80 at
Paducah. Overall a nice afternoon with dry conditions area wide.
High pressure will remain in control of our weather through Saturday
with dry conditions through Saturday evening. High temperatures will
rise from the upper 70s to near 80 on Friday to the mid 80s on
Saturday ahead of an approaching frontal boundary from the
northwest. Chances of showers and thunderstorms will return Saturday
night into Sunday morning. Looks like by Sunday afternoon the
majority, if not all of the rain will have moved southeast of the region.
Afterwards high pressure drops southeastward from the Northern
Plains and returns very pleasant conditions to the Heartland. High
temperatures early next week look to be in the upper 70s to near 80
with plenty of sunshine and nighttime lows in the 50s. A perfect way
to greet the official first day of Fall on Monday!
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).