After a cold and snowy winter, the first few days of spring will be a welcome relief for anybody who is ready for a change of seasons. High temperatures are forecast to be in the 70's, with overnight lows mostly in the 50's through Wednesday.
This past winter was the 5th snowiest at Paducah and 16th snowiest at Evansville. As for temperatures, it was the 15th coldest winter at Paducah. Evansville did not rank among the 20 coldest winters. Records date back to 1897 in Evansville and 1937 at Paducah.
March is known for wild swings in weather, and this March will be no exception. A strong cold front will move across our region on Wednesday, accompanied by a chance of showers and thunderstorms. In the wake of the cold front, temperatures will cool down for Thursday through the weekend. Frost and freezing temperatures are possible in some areas in the early morning hours of Friday and Saturday.
Photo taken in Paducah, KY on Wednesday, March 16.