Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Somerset, Somerset-Pulaski County - J.T. Wilson Field Airport (KSME)

Lat: 37.05°NLon: 84.62°WElev: 928ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 12:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Russell Springs KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southeast wind.
Monday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Russell Springs KY
 37.04°N 85.09°W (Elev. 1056 ft)
10:30 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
11pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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