Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Knox (KFTK)

Lat: 37.9°NLon: 85.97°WElev: 755ft.

A Few Clouds with Haze

88°F

31°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Jul 7:58 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W McDaniels KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W McDaniels KY
 37.61°N 86.45°W (Elev. 600 ft)
7:16 pm CDT Jul 24, 2016
7pm CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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