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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Oct 01 11:05 AM

    Mostly Sunny
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    Wind:  Southwest at 6 mph
    Pressure:  29.95 inches (steady)
    Humidity:   48%
    Dewpoint:   60° F (15° C)
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    Mostly Sunny. Highs In The Upper 80s. South Winds 5 To 10 Mph.
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