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Heat Wave in Central U.S.

Dangerous heat will continue in the Nation's mid-section on Tuesday. Combined with high humidity, this will lead to Heat Index temperatures ranging from 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit across parts of the Plains and mid-South. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. If you must be outside, slow down and drink plenty of water.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Knox (KFTK)

Lat: 37.9°NLon: 85.97°WElev: 755ft.

Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed N 2 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 12:58 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW McDaniels KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW McDaniels KY
 37.63°N 86.45°W (Elev. 499 ft)
8:57 pm CDT Jul 27, 2015
12am CDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2015
 
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