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AWUS83 KPAH 051008
RWSPAH
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-052200-

WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
408 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THE ARCTIC BLAST BEGAN EARLY WEDNESDAY OVER SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...THEN WORKED ITS WAY ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF
THE QUAD STATE OVER THE COURSE OF THE DAY. RAIN STARTED THE
DAY...SWITCHED BRIEFLY TO FREEZING RAIN...AND THEN BEGAN TO MIX
WITH AND CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AS THE DAY WORE ON. BY
AFTERNOON...SLEET WAS FALLING IN MOST LOCATIONS...AND CHANGING TO
SNOW. SNOW WAS HEAVY BY THE END OF THE DAY...AND PRODUCED
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM LOW END TOTALS OF ABOUT 4
INCHES ACROSS OUR NORTH...TO BROAD SWATH TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES
ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE OHIO RIVER. ISOLATED TOTALS OF UP TO 15
INCHES WERE REPORTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE PENNYRILE REGION OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY.

TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER IN THE TEENS AND 20S TODAY AS
PRECIPITATION WINDS DOWN THIS MORNING. SUNSHINE MAY ACTUALLY
RETURN BY AFTERNOON. ARCTIC COLD HOLDS INTO FRIDAY WITH LOWS
TONIGHT PLUMMETING TOWARD THE ZERO MARK AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVERTOP THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW 32 DEGREES
UNTIL THIS WEEKEND...WHEN A GRADUAL MODERATING TREND BEGINS AND
CONTINUES INTO AND THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF THE NEXT WORK WEEK.
WE SHOULD SEE 40S THIS WEEKEND...50S MONDAY AND TUESDAY...AND
COULD FLIRT WITH 60 DEGREES BY NEXT WEDNESDAY.

&&

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

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AWUS83 KPAH 051008
RWSPAH
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-052200-

WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
408 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THE ARCTIC BLAST BEGAN EARLY WEDNESDAY OVER SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...THEN WORKED ITS WAY ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF
THE QUAD STATE OVER THE COURSE OF THE DAY. RAIN STARTED THE
DAY...SWITCHED BRIEFLY TO FREEZING RAIN...AND THEN BEGAN TO MIX
WITH AND CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AS THE DAY WORE ON. BY
AFTERNOON...SLEET WAS FALLING IN MOST LOCATIONS...AND CHANGING TO
SNOW. SNOW WAS HEAVY BY THE END OF THE DAY...AND PRODUCED
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM LOW END TOTALS OF ABOUT 4
INCHES ACROSS OUR NORTH...TO BROAD SWATH TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES
ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE OHIO RIVER. ISOLATED TOTALS OF UP TO 15
INCHES WERE REPORTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE PENNYRILE REGION OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY.

TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER IN THE TEENS AND 20S TODAY AS
PRECIPITATION WINDS DOWN THIS MORNING. SUNSHINE MAY ACTUALLY
RETURN BY AFTERNOON. ARCTIC COLD HOLDS INTO FRIDAY WITH LOWS
TONIGHT PLUMMETING TOWARD THE ZERO MARK AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
OVERTOP THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW 32 DEGREES
UNTIL THIS WEEKEND...WHEN A GRADUAL MODERATING TREND BEGINS AND
CONTINUES INTO AND THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF THE NEXT WORK WEEK.
WE SHOULD SEE 40S THIS WEEKEND...50S MONDAY AND TUESDAY...AND
COULD FLIRT WITH 60 DEGREES BY NEXT WEDNESDAY.

&&

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

$$



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AWUS83 KJKL 041957
RWSJKL

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-052000-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
257 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

RAIN MOVED INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUED FOR
THE REST OF THE DAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON MOSTLY RANGED
FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES...WITH TWO PLUS INCHES IN SOME ISOLATED
LOCATIONS IN THE WESTERN FRINGES OF THE COAL FIELDS...AS WELL AS
NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH SNOW
MELT AND SATURATED GROUNDS HAVE CAUSED SOME FLOODING ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY...MOST NOTABLY IN POWELL AND ESTILL COUNTIES.

IN ADDITION TO THE WET WEATHER...MILD CONDITIONS WERE ON TAP
TODAY. 7 AM TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER 40S TO AROUND
50 DEGREES. THE MERCURY STAYED FAIRLY STEADY TODAY...ALTHOUGH SOME
COLDER AIR WAS STARTING TO SEEP INTO THE AREA. MID AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE UPPER 30S NORTH OF INTERSTATE
64...TO THE LOWER 50S IN SOUTHERN KENTUCKY. NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S...WITH HIGHS TYPICALLY
IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 50S.

LOOK FOR A COLD FRONT TO SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION...AS THE
RAIN GIVES WAY TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THE SNOW WILL END THURSDAY...LEAVING BEHIND SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS RANGING FROM THREE INCHES IN FAR SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...TO
11 INCHES NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64. FIVE TO EIGHT INCHES WILL BE
COMMON THROUGHOUT THE CENTRAL COAL FIELDS. STAY TUNED TO YOUR
FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET...NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR LOG IN TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JKL FOR MORE INFORMATION AND MORE POSSIBLE WATCHES
AND WARNINGS ON THIS HIGH WATER/WINTER EVENT.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY...AN UNUSUALLY COLD AIR MASS HAD
INVADED EASTERN KENTUCKY BACK IN 1960. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT
ESTABLISHED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES FOR FIVE CONSECUTIVE DAYS BETWEEN
THE 4TH AND 8TH OF MARCH. IN FACT...THIS OUTBREAK OF COLD WEATHER LED
TO A WHOPPING 15 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE 9TH OF THAT MONTH.
ADDITIONALLY...TEMPERATURES REMAINED BELOW NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE
MONTH THAT YEAR...MAKING IT THE COLDEST MARCH ON RECORD.

$$

CARICO



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