Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (KCVG)

Lat: 39.04°NLon: 84.67°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Florence KY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Florence KY
 39°N 84.65°W (Elev. 899 ft)
8:43 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
10am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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