The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) forecasts a continuation of this hot and dry weather pattern across the mid section of the country. This pattern is expected to continue through August, according to the 30-day outlook. The 90-day outlook suggests the pattern will continue into early fall. This past spring was the warmest and driest spring on record at Paducah. In contrast, spring of 2011 was the wettest spring on record at Paducah.
Here is the outlook for the drought into early fall:
Here is the 30-day temperature outlook for August:
Here is the 90-day temperature outlook for Aug-Oct: