Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Paducah, Barkley Regional Airport (KPAH)

Lat: 37.06°NLon: 88.77°WElev: 410ft.

Fog/Mist

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 13 Aug 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Metropolis IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light northeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north northwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light northwest wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light northeast wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north northwest wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light northwest wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Metropolis IL
 37.15°N 88.73°W
8:16 pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
9pm CDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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