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Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison Airport (KI39)

Lat: 37.63°NLon: 84.33°WElev: 1002ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Aug 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ford KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south wind.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Ford KY
 37.91°N 84.28°W (Elev. 853 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Aug 30, 2015
1pm EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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