Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Beaver Dam KY

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Beaver Dam KY
 37.4°N 86.89°W (Elev. 482 ft)
10:30 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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