Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
609 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

...STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED THIS SATURDAY...

AN INTENSE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE, LOCATED OVER EASTERN KANSAS
BEFORE DAYBREAK TODAY, WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS MISSOURI, REACHING
INTO SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS BEFORE SUNSET. AHEAD OF THIS AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON. SEVERAL OF THESE STORMS COULD REACH SEVERE
LIMITS, WITH DAMAGING HAIL, WINDS, AND A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE.

OVERNIGHT, SHOWERS DEVELOPED ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION. MOST OF
THE SHOWER ACTIVITY REMAINED ON THE LIGHT SIDE OVER WEST
KENTUCKY, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA.

HIGHS IN FRIDAY RANGED FROM 57 DEGREES AT POPLAR BLUFF MISSOURI TO
66 DEGREES IN OWENSBORO KENTUCKY.

WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS OVERNIGHT...TEMPERATURES REMAINED STEADY OR
ROSE SLOWLY THROUGH THE 50S.

OTHERWISE...THE PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO EASTERN MISSOURI BY MIDDAY TODAY, TO
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN WELL EAST OF THE
QUAD STATE REGION BY MIDNIGHT, DRAGGING A COLD FRONT WITH IT.

AS THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES TOWARD THE QUAD STATE REGION,
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TODAY. SOME OF
THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY TURN SEVERE AS THEY MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA.

TEMPERATURES IN ADVANCE OF THIS POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL REACH
INTO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...WITH UPPER 60S EXPECTED
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64. FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT, LOWS WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE
40S NORTH TO LOWER 50S SOUTH.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW SHOWERS NEXT WEDNESDAY. DRY CONDITIONS
WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE QUAD STATE AREA NEXT WEEK. HIGHS WILL BE
IN THE 60S AND 70S...WITH LOWS MOSTLY IN THE 40S AND 50S. A FEW
READINGS IN THE UPPER 30S MAY BE POSSIBLE MONDAY MORNING.

&&

FOR A MORE DETAILED METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION, REFER TO THE
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION PRODUCT (PIL SDFAFDPAH).

$$

SMITH



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