Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 804ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Frankfort KY

Severe T-storm Watch until May 1, 09:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 1, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sun

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Frankfort KY
 38.21°N 84.87°W (Elev. 469 ft)
4:30 pm EDT May 1, 2016
5pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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