Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (KCVG)

Lat: 39.04°NLon: 84.67°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light east wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light east wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta KY
 38.68°N 84.91°W (Elev. 558 ft)
1:25 am EDT Jul 19, 2018
1am EDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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