Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Louisville, Standiford Field (KSDF)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 85.73°WElev: 495ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Sep 2:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Louisville KY

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Louisville KY
 38.22°N 85.75°W (Elev. 492 ft)
3:35 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
4am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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