Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Sterling-Montgomery County Airport (KIOB)

Lat: 38.06°NLon: 83.98°WElev: 1019ft.

Mostly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Aug 12:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Stanton KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 99. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light west wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 99. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light west wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Stanton KY
 37.84°N 83.86°W (Elev. 659 ft)
9:59 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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