Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 22 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 May 3:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Stanley KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 8 to 14 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Stanley KY
 37.85°N 87.31°W
3:16 pm CDT May 18, 2022
4pm CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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