Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
744 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...MARCH SNOWFALL AND TEMPERATURE RECORDS BROKEN AT PADUCAH...

THE SNOWFALL THAT OCCURRED ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY /MARCH 4 AND
5/ WAS THE HEAVIEST MARCH SNOWSTORM AT PADUCAH. A TOTAL OF 12.1
INCHES WAS MEASURED AT THE PADUCAH NWS OFFICE. THE PREVIOUS
RECORD FOR MARCH WAS 9.0 INCHES ON MARCH 3RD OF 1960. THIS RECORD
IS FOR SINGLE DAY OR TWO-DAY SNOWSTORMS ONLY.

THE RECENT SNOWSTORM WAS THE 3RD LARGEST SNOWSTORM ALL-TIME AT
PADUCAH THAT OCCURRED OVER A 2 DAY PERIOD. LAST MONTHS SNOWSTORM
NOW HAS FALLEN INTO 4TH PLACE. HERE ARE THE TOP FOUR SNOWSTORMS AT
PADUCAH...

1. 14.2 INCHES DEC. 22-23 OF 2004
2. 12.2 INCHES JAN. 16-17 OF 1978
3. 12.1 INCHES MAR. 4-5 OF 2015
4. 10.8 INCHES FEB. 16-17 OF 2015

THERE HAVE BEEN NO OTHER SNOWFALLS OF 10 INCHES OR MORE AT PADUCAH
IN THE RECORDS.

THE EARLY MORNING LOW OF MINUS 6 DEGREES AT PADUCAH WAS THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE NOT ONLY FOR TODAYS DATE BUT ALSO FOR THE
MONTH OF MARCH. THE OLD RECORD OF MINUS 2 WAS SET ON MARCH 5TH
AND 6TH OF 1960...RIGHT AFTER THE OLD MARCH RECORD SNOWFALL WAS
SET.

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