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This index is a list of information recently sent from the National Weather Service Office in Paducah.

Place your mouse over the The question mark gives you information about each product. for a description of the product.

Forecast Information
Product Abbr.   Latest Product Help
Zone Forecast Product ZFP This product was last issued:
3:03 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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A county-by-county forecast written in plain text for the next 7 days. Includes any long-term watches, warnings, and advisories.
Area Forecast Matrices AFM   This product was last issued:
6:07 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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This is a digital forecast, and the format requires some decoding.
Point Forecast Matrices PFM   This product was last issued:
6:06 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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This is a digital forecast, and the format requires some decoding.
Short Term Forecast NOW   None issued by this office recently. An overview of weather trends during the next 1 to 6 hours. Normally issued only when precipitation or hazardous weather is occurring.
Regional Weather Summary RWS   This product was last issued:
4:05 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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An overview of the forecast for the next 2 to 3 days, including a discussion of weather map features behind the forecast. Includes a summary of recently observed conditions.
Area Forecast Discussion AFD   This product was last issued:
2:59 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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A highly technical discussion of the reasoning behind the forecast.
Special Weather Statement SPS   This product was last issued:
8:34 PM Sun Jul 27th 2014
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This product is used for Severe Weather Watch cancellations, near-severe thunderstorms, and hazards approaching advisory criteria
Hazardous Weather Outlook HWO   This product was last issued:
3:37 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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This product is used for communicating the potential for hazardous weather, and preparedness for spotter activation
Thunderstorm/Tornado Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items Help
Tornado Warning TOR   None issued by this office recently. Issued when a tornado is imminent or occurring, based on radar or visual sightings. Typically issued for all or part of one county for 30 to 45 minutes.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SVR   This product was last issued:
7:59 PM Sat Jul 26th 2014
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Issued when a severe thunderstorm is imminent or occurring. Typically issued for 1 to 3 counties for 30 to 60 minutes.
Severe Weather Statement SVS   This product was last issued:
8:23 PM Sat Jul 26th 2014
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Issued to relay urgent information about ongoing severe weather, such as damage reports and up-to-the-minute storm location updates. Also used to cancel or expire warnings.
Watch County Notification WCN   This product was last issued:
10:15 PM Sat Jul 26th 2014
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Issued when conditions are favorable for damaging severe thunderstorm winds, hail, and/or tornadoes within the next 4 to 6 hours.
Flood/Hydrologic Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items Help
Flood Watch FFA   None issued by this office recently. Issued when conditions are conducive for flooding during the next 36 hours.
Flash Flood Warning FFW   None issued by this office recently. Issued when flash flooding, caused by heavy rainfall rates or a dambreak, is imminent or occurring. Typically issued for 1 to 6 counties for 2 to 6 hours.
Flash Flood Statement FFS   None issued by this office recently. Issued to update Flash Flood Warnings with the latest flooding reports and radar trends.
Flood Warning FLW   None issued by this office recently. Flood Warnings may be issued for river forecast points or for longer term inundating flooding for counties.
Flood Statement FLS   None issued by this office recently. Flood statements may be issued as a follow-up to Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, or for High Water in urban areas and along small streams (formerly the Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory)
Hydrologic Outlook ESF   None issued by this office recently. Issued when conditions appear conducive for flooding more than 36 hours into the future.
Hydrologic Summary RVA   This product was last issued:
9:34 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Issued daily. Contains observed river stages and precipitation reports.
Hydrologic Statement RVS   This product was last issued:
9:34 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Issued daily. Contains 3-to-5 day river stage forecasts for designated points along the rivers.
Drought Information Statement DGT   None issued by this office recently. Drought Information Statement.
CoCoRaHS Summary LCO   This product was last issued:
11:50 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Precipitation data from CoCoRaHS network.
Other Hazardous Weather Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items Help
Winter Weather Bulletin WSW   None issued by this office recently. Watches, warnings, and advisories for winter precipitation events.
Non-Precipitation Bulletin NPW   This product was last issued:
2:51 PM Sun Jul 27th 2014
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Watches, warnings, or advisories issued for a wide variety of hazardous weather phenomena, such as high winds, dense fog, extreme heat, or low wind chills.
Local Storm Report LSR   This product was last issued:
8:06 PM Sun Jul 27th 2014
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Issued when a damaging weather event is reported. Includes the time and date of the event, its location, and any other pertinent facts.
Earthquake Report EQR   None issued by this office recently.   Issued when an earthquake is felt; includes preliminary information.
Fire Weather Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items  
Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
RFW   None issued by this office recently. Issued when extreme burning conditions are forecast, including very low relative humidity, strong winds, and dry forest fuels.
Fire Weather Forecast FWF   This product was last issued:
3:34 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Issued twice daily during the forest fire season. Contains weather elements of critical importance to fire managers, such as relative humidity and precip duration and amounts.
Point Forecast FWM   This product was last issued:
3:09 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Issued daily during the fire season. Contains a coded forecast of weather elements critical to fire behavior for 5 national forest sites in our forecast area.
Climate Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items  
Daily Climate CLI     Daily climate product
     Cape Girardeau     This product was last issued:
4:40 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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     Evansville     This product was last issued:
4:40 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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     Paducah     This product was last issued:
4:40 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Monthly Climate CLM     Monthly climate product
     Cape Girardeau     This product was last issued:
3:00 AM Sat Mar 1st 2014
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     Evansville     This product was last issued:
2:04 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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     Paducah     This product was last issued:
2:05 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Annual Climate CLA     Annual climate product
     Cape Girardeau     This product was last issued:
9:17 PM Wed Jan 1st 2014
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     Evansville     This product was last issued:
9:18 PM Wed Jan 1st 2014
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     Paducah     This product was last issued:
9:18 PM Wed Jan 1st 2014
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Seasonal Climate CLS     Seasonal climate product
     Cape Girardeau     This product was last issued:
9:28 PM Sun Jun 1st 2014
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     Evansville     This product was last issued:
9:29 PM Sun Jun 1st 2014
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     Paducah     This product was last issued:
9:31 PM Sun Jun 1st 2014
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Aviation Information
Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts TAF     Terminal Aerodrome Forecast, containing METAR-coded forecast data for a designated airport and its immediate surroundings. Valid out to 24 hours.
     Cape Girardeau     This product was last issued:
12:20 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Terminal Aerodrome Forecast for Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
     Evansville     This product was last issued:
12:20 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Terminal Aerodrome Forecast for Evansville Airport
     Paducah     This product was last issued:
12:20 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Terminal Aerodrome Forecast for Barkley Regional Airport
     Owensboro This product was last issued:
3:39 PM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Terminal Aerodrome Forecast for Owensboro/Daviess County Airport
Other Information
Product Abbr.   Available Items  
Paducah Record Report RER   This product was last issued:
4:56 PM Tue Jul 29th 2014
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Issued when a daily or monthly temperature or precipitation record has been tied or broken 
Evansville Record Report This product was last issued:
4:38 PM Tue Jul 15th 2014
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Issued when a daily or monthly temperature or precipitation record has been tied or broken
Temp and Precip Summary RTP   This product was last issued:
9:31 AM Fri Aug 1st 2014
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Civil Emergency Message CEM   None issued by this office recently. Issued at the request of an emergency manager when a large-scale evacuation or other public action is necessitated by a disaster, either man-caused or natural.
Public Information Statement PNS   This product was last issued:
6:05 AM Thu Jul 31st 2014
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Issued to inform the public of non-routine but non life-threatening events of interest. May contain weather safety advice, observed rain or snowfall reports, or storm damage survey results.
Paducah Radar Information FTM   This product was last issued:
2:07 PM Mon Jul 28th 2014
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Issued to inform the public of non-routine but non life-threatening events of interest. May contain weather safety advice, observed rain or snowfall reports, or storm damage survey results.
Hopkinsville Radar Information FTM   None issued by this office recently. Issued to inform the public of non-routine but non life-threatening events of interest. May contain weather safety advice, observed rain or snowfall reports, or storm damage survey results.
Evansville Radar Information FTM   This product was last issued:
11:04 AM Thu Jul 31st 2014
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Issued to inform the public of non-routine but non life-threatening events of interest. May contain weather safety advice, observed rain or snowfall reports, or storm damage survey results.


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