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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Aug 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light east wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
11:16 am CDT Aug 29, 2015
11am CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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