516  
FXUS63 KPAH 210359  
AFDPAH  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
959 PM CST MON NOV 20 2017  
   
UPDATE
 
 
ISSUED AT 958 PM CST MON NOV 20 2017  
 
UPDATED FOR 06Z AVIATION FORECAST DISCUSSION.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM
 
(THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 132 PM CST MON NOV 20 2017  
 
IR SATELLITE AND OBS SHOW ONLY THIN CIRRUS OVER THE AREA AND TIME  
HEIGHT CROSS SECTIONS SHOW THAT CONTINUING FOR THE NEXT 24-48  
HOURS. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON  
INTO THE EVENING. MOISTURE IS SCANT AND GENERALLY PACIFIC IN  
ORIGIN. NO RETURN FLOW FROM THE GULF SEEN FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS. TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE 10-15 DEGREES LOWER THAN  
TUESDAY.  
   
LONG TERM
 
(WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY)  
ISSUED AT 132 PM CST MON NOV 20 2017  
 
MODELS ARE IN REMARKABLE AGREEMENT THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.  
VERY LITTLE PATTERN CHANGE UNTIL NEXT WEEK. A RIDGE OVER THE WEST  
SHIFTS LITTLE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THE TROUGH OVER THE  
EASTERN PORTION OF THE U.S. REMAINS IN PLACE AS WELL AND IS  
REINFORCED FROM SYSTEMS OUT OF CANADA FROM TIME TO TIME.  
 
AT THE START OF THE PERIOD, THE TROUGH ASSOCIATED WITH THE LATE  
TUESDAY COLD FRONT IS ALREADY OVER THE NORTHEAST U.S. THE NEXT  
SYSTEM, WHICH ON WEDNESDAY IS OVER NORTHWEST CANADA, WILL CONTINUE  
TO SLIDE SOUTHEAST AND BRING REINFORCING COLDER AIR WITH ANOTHER  
DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE ON SATURDAY. SO AFTER RECOVERING TO THE  
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S ON SATURDAY, HIGHS WILL DROP TO THE LOWER  
40S TO LOWER 50S ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.  
 
OVERALL A DECENT TRAVEL WEEKEND IS IN STORE FOR THE MID-SOUTH.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
 
ISSUED AT 958 PM CST MON NOV 20 2017  
 
SCATTERED TO BROKEN HIGH CLOUDS EARLY IN THE PERIOD. SOUTH TO  
SOUTHWEST WINDS WITH SOME GUSTS AT KEVV AND KOWB TUESDAY AFTER  
15Z. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH LATE TUESDAY  
AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING WITH SOME MID CLOUDS POSSIBLE WITH FROPA.  
WILL SEE A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BY 00Z. CLEAR SKIES BEHIND  
THE FRONT WITH WINDS BECOMING MORE NORTH WITH TIME AND COULD BE  
GUSTY AT TIMES IN THE EVENING.  
 

 
   
PAH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
IL...NONE.  
MO...NONE.  
IN...NONE.  
KY...NONE.  

 
 

 
 
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