Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
428 AM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FINALLY BEGAN EARLY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN
THE FORM OF A BAND OF PRECIPITATION CROSSING THE ARKANSAS/TENNESSEE
BORDER AND HEADING NORTHWARD. BY MID AFTERNOON...ANOTHER SWATH OF
PRECIPITATION DEVELOPED ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE QUAD STATE
REGION. BY EARLY EVENING...THE MAJORITY OF PRECIPITATION HAD CHANGED
OVER TO FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE REGION. SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT IT
BECAME MUCH MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER. TEMPERATURES STARTED OUT IN
THE TEENS AND 20S AFTER NOON...AND SLOWLY ROSE TO NEAR THE FREEZING
MARK AS THE NIGHT WORE ON. GENERALLY...SNOW AND SLEET AMOUNTS WERE
AN INCH OR LESS WITH THIS EVENT...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS SO FAR HAVE
RANGED FROM A TENTH OF AN INCH TO AS MUCH AS A THIRD OF AN INCH (IN
PARTS OF SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS). LATE IN THE
NIGHT...ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKES OCCURRED IN SOUTHERN PARTS OF
SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE QUAD
STATE REGION TODAY...RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND POSSIBLY
SOME THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IN MOST OF WESTERN KENTUCKY AND ADJACENT
PARTS OF SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI THROUGH MORNING...WHILE FARTHER NORTH
WIDESPREAD RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION WILL
RAPIDLY COME TO AN END IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FROM WEST
TO EAST...ENDING WITH LIGHT SNOWFALL.

A LARGE AREA OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND INTO THE QUAD STATE
REGION SUNDAY...RESULTING IN A NORTHERLY BREEZE AND PLENTY OF CLOUD
COVER. TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET TO ZERO TO TEN ABOVE MONDAY
MORNING...AND WELL BELOW FREEZING MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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