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Severe weather possible across parts of Northeast, Ozarks, Intermountain West to northern Rockies

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for three separate areas across the U.S. One area covers parts of the Northeast and New England. Another area is across parts of the Ozarks. The third area stretches across parts of the Intermountain West, northern Rookies and northern Plains.
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3 Miles ENE Sassafras KY

7 Day Forecast

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Jackson, KY Local Forecast Office

Today

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 67 °F

Thursday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 77 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 59 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 81 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
  • Monday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.