Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

Mostly Cloudy

16°C

60°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 17 km/h
Barometer 1014.6 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 7 May 8:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Island KY

Flood Warning until May 10, 12:02am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 10, 12:02am

    NOW until
    12:02am Mon

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 23. Southwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming northwest 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 23. Southwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming northwest 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Island KY
 37.41°N 87.08°W (Elev. 122 m)
8:54 pm CDT May 7, 2021
9pm CDT May 7, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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