Rick Shanklin http://wkms.org en Paducah NWS Meteorologist Reflects on Spring, Looks to Summer Months http://wkms.org/post/paducah-nws-meteorologist-reflects-spring-looks-summer-months <p>A local meteorologist says while the region has had a relatively mild spring, the coming summer months could bring severe weather, especially lightning.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:54:49 +0000 Parker Franklin 41060 at http://wkms.org Paducah NWS Meteorologist Reflects on Spring, Looks to Summer Months NWS: Impending Thunderstorms Expected to Enter Listening Area Midday Wednesday http://wkms.org/post/nws-impending-thunderstorms-expected-enter-listening-area-midday-wednesday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Weather Service in Paducah is calling for thunderstorms to arrive in our listening area from the west tomorrow&nbsp;with some having a chance to become severe.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:59:22 +0000 Rob Canning 41021 at http://wkms.org NWS: Impending Thunderstorms Expected to Enter Listening Area Midday Wednesday National Weather Service: Snow Likely Tonight http://wkms.org/post/national-weather-service-snow-likely-tonight <p>The National Weather Service says a disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere will move across the Mississippi Valley tonight, bringing a spread of snow across the Ohio River Valley. We will likely receive roughly 1 to 2 inches of snow this evening, which may make roads hazardous. Rick Shanklin of NWS in Paducah gives us an outlook on weekend weather.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:57:44 +0000 Kate Lochte 38556 at http://wkms.org National Weather Service: Snow Likely Tonight La Nina Comes to an End http://wkms.org/post/la-nina-comes-end <p>&nbsp;La Nina is over, according to the National Weather Service.&nbsp; The weather pattern based on central Pacific Ocean temperatures has been to blame for some of the unseasonable weather we&rsquo;ve had over the course of a few years.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ve gone from the wettest April&rsquo;s on record in 2011 to a very dry April this year.&nbsp; To discuss some of our weather pattern oddities Chad Lampe&nbsp; spoke with Warning Coordination Meteorologist Rick Shanklin.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Chad Lampe 17867 at http://wkms.org La Nina Comes to an End