Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Paducah, Barkley Regional Airport (KPAH)

Lat: 37.06°NLon: 88.77°WElev: 410ft.

Fog

40°F

4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 2 Mar 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Metropolis IL

Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 10:00am
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    Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Low around 57. South wind 11 to 17 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 13 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Low around 57. South wind 11 to 17 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 13 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northeast wind around 9 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 11 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Metropolis IL
 37.15°N 88.7°W
7:47 am CST Mar 2, 2024
8am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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