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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Frankfort, Capital City Airport KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Frankfort, Capital City Airport KY
 38.19°N 84.9°W (Elev. 764 ft)
3:30 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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