Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Central Kentucky Regional Airport (KRGA)

Lat: 37.63°NLon: 84.33°WElev: 1003ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light southeast wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KY
 37.73°N 84.3°W (Elev. 991 ft)
5:30 pm EDT May 17, 2021
6pm EDT May 17, 2021-6pm EDT May 24, 2021
 
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