Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

23°C

74°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 1014.2 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 18 Jul 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Mount Eden KY

Excessive Heat Warning July 18, 02:00pm until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 43. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 43. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Mount Eden KY
 37.96°N 85.15°W (Elev. 213 m)
6:33 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
7am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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