Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 290741
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
241 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015
Scattered clouds were noted along the Southern Purchase and
Pennyrile areas of West Kentucky through sunset on Friday. Further
to the northwest, higher level Cirrus clouds dotted part of
Southwest Indiana, Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri.
The scattered higher level cloudiness persisted during the
Even with the clouds, temperatures continued a slow climb into the
through the 80s. While Carbondale Illinois remained a relatively
cool 81 degrees, Paducah Kentucky topped out at 87 degrees on
With winds now oriented to the southeast, temperatures overnight
remained in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees.
A weak cold front bisecting parts of Missouri will wash out mainly
west of the Quad State region today and tonight. However, a weak
disturbance aloft over the area will be enough to kick off
isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms over the
area. The better chances of rain, although small, will occur on
For the rest of next week, mostly dry conditions and near or
slightly above normal temperatures will be the rule. Minor
disturbances in the atmosphere will provide an opportunity for the
occasional stray shower or thunderstorm, but most locations will
remain dry to start the month of September.
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, PLEASE REFER TO
THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).