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Not since the mid 1940s has a full Moon coincided on Halloween. For perspective, this was the year the United States and allied troops invaded at Normandy. Gas was $0.15 a gallon, and a new home was averaging about $3,450.

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2020 is on pace to be the most active hurricane season in modern history. On Friday we ran out of the final traditional names when Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean near the coast of Portugal! With over two months left in this already record shattering season, t…

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Nearly 100 fires are actively burning on the west coast of the United States. The yearly "peak" of wildfire season is just getting underway, and that coupled with very hot and dry atmospheric conditions in the west mean these fires will continue to spread in the near future.

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A new study is showing that warmer weather patterns are leading to higher mosquito counts and a longer mosquito season in the Local 6 area. This is directly correlated to temperature trends, as summers have been having more and longer bouts of hot weather than ever before in recorded history.

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Historically the peak of hurricane season is later August, September, and October. Most years, the "I" named storm in the Atlantic Ocean basin does not happen until after Labor Day.

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Calling sky watchers! Another interesting astronomical phenomena has been discovered and already reported visible in our early morning and night skies. The newly found comet "NEOWISE" will be visible for up to a few more days wit the naked eye, and is the first visible comet of 2020.

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There is nothing like watching the sun fade beneath the horizon and casting a wonderful collection of bright colors across the sky. This weekend, the "Saharan Dust" plume will likely cause some very vivid looking skies locally.

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June 18th has become a day where atmospheric scientists around the world unite to show the public the effects of climate change without complex formulas or equations. The idea of this movement of communicating "the stripes" came from Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist at the University of Reddi…

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Our weather will turn active Tuesday as the remnants of Cristobal pass near our area. Because of the threat for isolated tornadoes and strong winds, we have activated a Weather Authority Alert for Tuesday morning and afternoon.

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The Atlantic hurricane season has officially gotten off to the fastest start in recorded history. This is the earliest known occurrence of the "C" named storm since the National Hurricane Center began naming tropical systems. After dumping copious rains on the order of several feet in the Me…

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Severe weather in the United States was very quiet relative to what is average for the month of May. Everything that the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma issues -- tornado watches, official severe risk outlooks, reports of high winds/hail/tornadoes were all collectively near or at…

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Today marks the official start of another hurricane season which runs from June 1st through November 30th. The 2020 season has already gotten off to a fast start, much more active than what is historically average this early in the season. There have been already 2 named storms in the Atlant…

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Highly anomalous and potentially historic weather pattern is coming for Mother's Day weekend. A large portion of the United States will be dealing with record challenging cold, and even snow in the Northeast. Parts of interior New England could see an extremely unusual snowstorm to kick off …

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If you've already planted flowers or vegetables, make sure you either cover them over or take them inside, if possible for tonight. We're expecting a hard freeze for all by daybreak Wednesday morning. Typically, the last freeze (sub 32° temperature at night) is April 6th in the Local 6 area.

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A very popular question we have been asked in the weather department lately has been "where is the snow at?" So far doing this winter season, we have certainly had an unorthodox stretch of weather dating back from the end of 2019. In this blog we will go through some of the reasons behind th…

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Big swing in weather is expected Saturday -- or just another January day in the Local 6 area. A deepening area of low pressure tracking through the upper Plains will drag a potent cold front through the area Saturday morning. Winds will be out of the south ahead of the front, then quickly ch…

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Noah's ark may be needed for the upcoming weekend. Before then though, quiet weather is anticipated for Wednesday across the area. High pressure will be in control meaning light winds and lots of sunshine is forecast, with highs near 50° by afternoon. The first bit of active weather for the …

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The time has come to discuss the next storm system to potentially impact the Local 6 area. I am sure you have heard or seen rumors of this online or in person recently. Allow me to clear the air - at this point it is way too early in the game to get too exited over the forecast. But you need…

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Plenty of changeable and active weather conditions are on the way in the next 7 days. That starts with another rainstorm for Thursday. As a cold front moves across the area during the morning, moderate to at times heavy rainfall will occur through lunchtime. "High" temperatures Thursday will…

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October 2019: A month that will go down as one containing all four seasons of weather. Remember the 96° high on October 2nd? That was the hottest October monthly temperature in recorded history since the 1930s. Now to close out the month on the 31st, we are tracking potentially a record cold…

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Saturday looks wet and miserable. The time has come to cancel or rethink outdoor plans if you had any... we are expecting a 100% chance of rain area-wide. Snow has developed in the panhandle of Texas tonight, in association with an area of low pressure located in central Texas. Meanwhile, a …

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Last week the highest temperature in our area was 96°. This week, the lowest temperature could dip into the 30s. Sure hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather Tuesday, because big changes are looming for later in the week. A strong area of low pressure develops in the Rockies Wednesday and wil…

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As we head deeper into fall, do not discount the threat and risk posed from severe weather and tornadoes. Despite the temperature getting lower, the historical threat for tornadoes rises. Our secondary peak in severe weather typically arrives for October and November. Unlike the early spring…

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Welcome to fall, y'all. The historical average high temperature has now fallen below 80° for the entire area. If you can believe it, the average overnight low is actually down to 55° already... which we have been nowhere near of late. That changes for Monday night though... if you can, despi…

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Friday the 13th is a day that has plenty of spooky allure, and this year will include a full moon.

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Hurricane Dorian is a very dangerous storm that poses a high threat to the southeast coastline of the United States early next week.

Paducah, KY

Right Now
48°
Cloudy
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Feels Like: 45°
  • Heat Index: 48°
  • Wind: 7 mph
  • Wind Chill: 45°
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:44:59 AM
  • Sunset: 04:38:39 PM
  • Dew Point: 43°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Partly cloudy skies. High 57F. Winds light and variable.

Tonight

Partly cloudy. Low 37F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

Partly cloudy. High 56F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
1 AM
47°
3%
1 AM
47°

Wind: WSW @ 6mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 84%

Wind Chill: 44°

Heat Index: 47°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

2 AM
46°
3%
2 AM
46°

Wind: W @ 5mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 85%

Wind Chill: 44°

Heat Index: 46°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 5 mi

3 AM
45°
3%
3 AM
45°

Wind: W @ 4mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 86%

Wind Chill: 44°

Heat Index: 45°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

4 AM
43°
3%
4 AM
43°

Wind: WSW @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 43°

Heat Index: 43°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

5 AM
43°
3%
5 AM
43°

Wind: W @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 92%

Wind Chill: 43°

Heat Index: 43°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

6 AM
43°
3%
6 AM
43°

Wind: W @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 93%

Wind Chill: 43°

Heat Index: 43°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

7 AM
42°
5%
7 AM
42°

Wind: W @ 2mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 95%

Wind Chill: 42°

Heat Index: 42°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

8 AM
45°
8%
8 AM
45°

Wind: W @ 2mph

Precip: 8% Chance

Humidity: 91%

Wind Chill: 45°

Heat Index: 45°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

9 AM
47°
6%
9 AM
47°

Wind: W @ 3mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 83%

Wind Chill: 47°

Heat Index: 47°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 8 mi

10 AM
49°
5%
10 AM
49°

Wind: WSW @ 2mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 77%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 49°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 AM
52°
4%
11 AM
52°

Wind: SSW @ 3mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 70%

Wind Chill: 52°

Heat Index: 52°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
53°
3%
12 PM
53°

Wind: SW @ 4mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 66%

Wind Chill: 53°

Heat Index: 53°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi