Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
402 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

A WEAK UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE BROUGHT LIGHT DRIZZLE AND RAIN TO THE
MISSOURI BOOT HEEL REGION AND MUCH OF WEST KENTUCKY SUNDAY EVENING.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WAS BUILDING ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE
NIGHT ON THE STRENGTH OF NORTH WINDS AT 5 TO 15 MPH. TEMPERATURES
REMAINED JUST ABOVE FREEZING WHERE IT WAS RAINING SUNDAY
EVENING...BUT BY MIDNIGHT THE PRECIPITATION WAS OVER...AND
TEMPERATURES HAD FALLEN BACK BELOW FREEZING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

AT 4 AM...SOME HIGH CLOUDS WERE STREAMING OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
AND PORTIONS OF WEST KENTUCKY...WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA HAD
CLEAR SKIES. NORTH WINDS REMAINED AT 5 TO 10 MPH OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION...BUT ALONG INTERSTATE 64 THE WINDS HAD BECOME CALM. WITH
CALM...CLEAR CONDITIONS OVER THE FRESH SNOW COVER IN MT VERNON
ILLINOIS...THE TEMPERATURE HAD FALLEN TO 9 DEGREES. ELSEWHERE
READINGS GENERALLY RANGED FROM 25 TO 30.

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRIEFLY PASS OVER THE REGION
TONIGHT...AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE EAST. SOUTH WINDS
WILL SLOWLY DEVELOP MONDAY NIGHT AND BECOME GUSTY ON TUESDAY...AS AN
ARCTIC COLD FRONT APPROACHES. THIS WILL LEAD TO THE WARMEST DAY IN
NEARLY 3 WEEKS...AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE 50S. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND EVEN A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND AHEAD OF
THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

BEHIND THE FRONT TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET QUICKLY AND FALL BACK
BELOW FREEZING OVER THE ENTIRE AREA BY NOON WEDNESDAY. AS UPPER-
LEVEL DISTURBANCES IN THE SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT DRAW COPIOUS MOISTURE
NORTHWARD OVER TOP OF THE ARCTIC AIR...A SNOW STORM IS BECOMING MORE
LIKELY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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

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