odd http://wkms.org en Odd weather patterns lead to record highs http://wkms.org/post/odd-weather-patterns-lead-record-highs <p>Weather thus far for 2012 has not only broke high-temperature records for our region, but for the majority of the US as well.&nbsp; March highs for the Four Rivers region were nearly 15 to 20 degrees warmer than normal.&nbsp; The national average for the same period was just over 8 and a half degrees higher.&nbsp; According to The Paducah Sun, the National Weather Service is reporting the past winter as the third warmest on record for the area.&nbsp; Paducah meteorologist Robin Smith says the warmer weather is due to an extended La Nina effect, preventing fronts from moving through the regi Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:36:55 +0000 Todd Hatton 17565 at http://wkms.org Odd weather patterns lead to record highs