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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 >

Current conditions at

Somerset, Somerset-Pulaski County - J.T. Wilson Field Airport (KSME)

Lat: 37.05°NLon: 84.62°WElev: 928ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Aug 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW West Somerset KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °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 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW West Somerset KY
 37.06°N 84.7°W (Elev. 784 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
6pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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