Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Paducah, Barkley Regional Airport (KPAH)

Lat: 37.06°NLon: 88.77°WElev: 410ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 7 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Cairo IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming north northwest 18 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 8 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming north northwest 18 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 66. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Cairo IL
 36.98°N 89.13°W
12:29 pm CDT Sep 21, 2018
1pm CDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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