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A Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms into Tonight

Severe thunderstorms may develop and move southeastward this evening and tonight across parts of the north-central Plains and Upper Midwest, offering damaging wind, severe hail and the risk of a few tornadoes. A few thunderstorms may drop hail and damaging gusts near severe levels in New England.
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Current conditions at

Madison Airport (KI39)

Lat: 37.63°NLon: 84.33°WElev: 1002ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Aug 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ford KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Ford KY
 37.91°N 84.28°W (Elev. 853 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Aug 1, 2015
2pm EDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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