Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 122052
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
252 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016
Snow showers early Friday morning brought total amounts up to an
inch and a half to parts of western Kentucky, southern Illinois, and
southwest Indiana. Low temperatures were in the mid 20s. Clouds
slowly departed southeastward during the day, but gusty northwest
winds made for a chilly day with sustained values at 10 to 15 mph.
For southeast Missouri and other areas with under sunny skies,
temperatures had reached the 40s by 2 PM Friday. For areas under
cloud cover, temperatures remained near freezing by mid afternoon.
Cold dry Canadian air surges into the area tonight, bringing lows in
the teens tonight and highs Saturday in the 20s. The next storm
system impacts the Quad State area Sunday and Monday. This system
and lingering cold air will provide accumulating snowfall Sunday and
Sunday night, before changing over to a wintry mix in the early
morning hours Monday and rain Monday morning.
Looking into next week, we finally see relief from the bitter winter
cold as the residing cold air is pushed out of the Ohio River valley
early Monday. The weather pattern becomes more active, bringing
temperatures near and above normal with daytime highs in the 40s and
FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, PLEASE REFER TO
THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).