717  
AWUS83 KPAH 192037  
RWSPAH  
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-200845-  
 
WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
337 PM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014  
 
AS TEMPERATURES FELL INTO THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S DURING THE  
EARLY MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY, DENSE FOG DEVELOPED AND SPREAD  
ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION. REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY DUE TO THE  
FOG DROPPED BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT MANY LOCATIONS. A DENSE  
FOG ADVISORY WAS POSTED OVERNIGHT AND REMAINED IN EFFECT UNTIL 9  
AM CDT TUESDAY MORNING. LOW CLOUDS AND FOG CONTINUED TO PERSIST  
OVER EXTREME SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND PARTS OF WEST KENTUCKY INTO THE  
LATE MORNING HOURS.  
 
TUESDAY MORNING LOWS RANGED FROM 66 DEGREES AT CARBONDALE ILLINOIS  
AND OWENSBORO KENTUCKY, UPWARD TO 71 DEGREES AT PADUCAH KENTUCKY.  
 
BY 3 PM CDT TUESDAY, TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN INTO THE MIDDLE 80S NEAR THE  
INTERSTATE 64 CORRIDOR OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TO THE LOWER 90S IN  
WEST KENTUCKY AND THE DELTA REGION OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.  
 
THE RANGE IN AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WAS STRONGLY INFLUENCED BY  
CLOUD COVER THAT CAME FROM STRONG AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT  
DEVELOPED OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.  
 
BETWEEN NOON AND 1 PM CDT, ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO MOVE  
INTO PARTS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS  
WERE ISSUED FOR BOLLINGER AND CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTIES. BY 330 PM  
CDT, A FEW REPORTS OF DIME TO BASEBALL SIZE HAIL WERE REPORTED BY  
EMERGENCY MANAGERS IN THE AFOREMENTIONED SOUTHEAST MISSOURI  
COUNTIES.  
 
THE THUNDERSTORMS THAT OCCURRED ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON WERE INFLUENCED BY THE PASSAGE OF A WEATHER  
DISTURBANCE ROLLING SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST. ANOTHER  
DISTURBANCE IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY AND  
WILL LIKELY BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS TO PART OF THE  
AREA, BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST.  
 
THIS AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME ANCHORED OVER THE MIDDLE  
AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEYS LATE THIS WEEK AND INTO EARLY NEXT  
WEEK. THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY ASSOCIATED WITH THIS HIGH PRESSURE  
WILL LIKELY BRING THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT HEAT WAVE OF THE SUMMER TO  
THE QUAD STATE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY REACH INTO THE  
UPPER 90S TO NEAR THE CENTURY MARK, WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN  
100 AND 110 BECOMING COMMON PLACE FROM THIS FRIDAY THROUGH NEXT  
TUESDAY.  
 

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

 
 
SMITH  
 
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