Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 22 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 May 3:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
3:16 pm CDT May 18, 2022
4pm CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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