510  
NOUS43 KPAH 061344  
PNSPAH  
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-070145-  
 
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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