Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Much of the Great Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the High Plains

Widespread severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes (a few of which may become strong) and damaging winds are likely to develop across portions of the Central U.S. this evening. Strong to severe storms will also be possible in the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions are possible for much of the central and southern High Plains today and Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

27°C

80°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 km/h
Barometer 1013.0 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 15 Apr 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrenceburg KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind around 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 11 km/h becoming northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 11 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 25. Breezy, with a south wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind around 14 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 11 km/h becoming northeast in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 11 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 25. Breezy, with a south wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrenceburg KY
 38.03°N 84.89°W (Elev. 247 m)
2:11 pm EDT Apr 15, 2024
2pm EDT Apr 15, 2024-6pm EDT Apr 21, 2024
 
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