Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Knox (KFTK)

Lat: 37.9°NLon: 85.97°WElev: 755ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Aug 11:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Garrett KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Garrett KY
 37.9°N 86.06°W (Elev. 735 ft)
11:30 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
12am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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