Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 262009
National Weather Service Paducah KY
309 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016
Temperatures increased rapidly through the morning hours and had
reached the lower 80s by early afternoon Tuesday. South southwest
winds were around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Cloud cover
increased through the day as a storm system approached from Missouri.
Showers and strong to severe thunderstorms will persist through the
evening across much of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana,
southeast Missouri, and portions of western Kentucky.
A rainy forecast continues for much of the upcoming week. The low
pressure system impacting the central Plains Tuesday will move into
the mid Mississippi River valley Wednesday, bringing widespread
showers and thunderstorms Wednesday and Wednesday night. Rainfall
amounts by Thursday are forecast to be around an inch with locally
higher amounts possible.
Mainly dry weather is expected Thursday into Friday, then another
storm system will follow a similar track this weekend.
Highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees with lows around
60 degrees for much of the work week. Temperatures will cool closer
to normal values for the weekend as clouds and rain return.
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, please refer to
the Area Forecast Discussion product (PIL SDFAFDPAH).