Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Knox (KFTK)

Lat: 37.9°NLon: 85.97°WElev: 755ft.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 12 Aug 6:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elizabethtown KY

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east wind.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Elizabethtown KY
 37.71°N 85.88°W (Elev. 787 ft)
7:31 am EDT Aug 12, 2020
7am EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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