Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson, Carroll Airport (KJKL)

Lat: 37.59°NLon: 83.31°WElev: 1381ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light south wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 52.

    Clear then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 84.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light south wind.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson KY
 37.56°N 83.38°W (Elev. 787 ft)
5:58 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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