Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 9:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 65. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  High near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 58. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 65. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm. High near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 58. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 66. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
7:17 am CDT Apr 16, 2024
10am CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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