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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jan 29 6:05 AM

    Partly Cloudy
    52 F
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    Wind:  Southwest at 12 mph
    Pressure:  29.89 inches (steady)
    Humidity:   58%
    Dewpoint:   38 F (03 C)
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    Mostly Cloudy. Highs In The Lower 50s. Temperature Steady Or Slowly Falling In The Afternoon. West Winds 10 To 15 Mph In The Morning Shifting To The Northwest In The Afternoon. Gusts Up To 30 Mph.
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    Mostly Cloudy In The Evening Then Becoming Partly Cloudy. Lows In The Upper 20s. North Winds 10 To 15 Mph.

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