Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.05°NLon: 84.62°WElev: 928ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 16 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 11:12 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Russell Springs KY

Tornado Watch until July 21, 02:00am
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Tornado Watch
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    Tornado Watch until July 21, 02:00am

    NOW until
    2:00am Sat

    Tornado Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Russell Springs KY
 37.06°N 85.09°W (Elev. 1043 ft)
10:30 pm CDT Jul 20, 2018
10pm CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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