Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 252015 CCA
National Weather Service Paducah KY
315 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016
Monday brought a taste of summer to the Quad State area with a
breezy warm day and partly cloudy skies. Temperatures rose quickly
through the day, and most locations had surpassed the 80 degree mark
by 3 PM. Winds were from the south with gusts up to 30 mph.
A small chance of a few showers and storms develops along and north
of the Interstate 64 corridor tonight as a front approaches.
Strong southerly flow will continue to bring warm and humid air into
the Ohio River valley through Wednesday, setting the stage for
showers and thunderstorms mid week. After a small chance of a few
showers and storms through Tuesday, the best chance for storms is
Wednesday and Wednesday night as a strong system passes through the
Ohio River valley. Storms could be strong or even severe during this
period with heavy rainfall possible. The forecast is dry for
Thursday into early Friday, but rain chances return for the weekend
as another system approaches.
Highs will be around 80 degrees for most of this week, nearing the
mid 80s Tuesday and cooling into the mid 70s late in the week.
Overnight lows will be in the lower to mid 60s most of the week,
cooling to the 50s for Thursday night.
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, please refer to
the Area Forecast Discussion product (PIL SDFAFDPAH).