Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 011958
National Weather Service Paducah KY
258 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016
Dry conditions existed through the morning hours as temperatures
rose from the upper 50s to lower 60s around sunrise into the mid 70s
to around 80 degrees at 2pm. A cold front progressing through the
area this afternoon has sparked a few scattered showers and
thunderstorms over portions of western KY and southwest IN. A severe
thunderstorm watch is in effect for these areas through early this
Showers and thunderstorms, some of which may be strong to severe,
will exit the area during the evening hours, leaving behind dry
conditions overnight. Another system moving by to our south on
Monday will spread showers back into the area, with southern
counties having the best coverage of these. Periodic rain chances
will continue for portions of the area on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Temperatures will cool off to start the new work week, with highs
only in the 60s on Monday and Tuesday, before slight moderation
occurs for Wednesday. Lows will generally be in the upper 40s to
lower 50s through mid week.
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, please refer to
the Area Forecast Discussion product (PIL SDFAFDPAH).