Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 201015
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
415 AM CST Sat Dec 20 2014
A brief period of light snow was observed overnight. Measurable
precipitation was not reported at most locations. The snow fell
with temperatures in the lower to mid 30s, causing it to melt on
High pressure will remain over the Ohio Valley this weekend. This
high will bring dry weather, but clouds will be very slow to break
up. Under cloudy skies, highs today will only be around 40. Some
sunshine is expected Sunday, which will raise highs into the mid
and upper 40s. Lows tonight will be in the mid to upper 20s.
A low pressure system will take shape over the Plains on Monday.
This low will move into the Great Lakes region on Tuesday. A
strong cold front trailing southward from the low pressure center
will cross our region Tuesday. This system will spread rain across
our region by Monday night, continuing through Tuesday. The rain
may change to snow before ending late Tuesday night or Wednesday
Highs will range from the lower to mid 50s Monday and Tuesday,
cooling to around 40 on Wednesday. Gusty west winds will make it
feel colder on Wednesday.
Dry and milder conditions are expected on Christmas Day and Friday
as winds become southwest ahead of another low pressure system
over the Plains. Highs on Christmas will be in the 40s, rising to
around 50 on Friday.
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).