Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Sterling-Montgomery County Airport (KIOB)

Lat: 38.06°NLon: 83.98°WElev: 1019ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 13 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 1:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Mount Sterling KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a steady temperature around 67. Southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers.  Temperature falling to around 43 by 5pm. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a steady temperature around 67. Southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Temperature falling to around 43 by 5pm. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Mount Sterling KY
 38.07°N 83.98°W (Elev. 1020 ft)
12:43 pm EST Feb 26, 2024
1pm EST Feb 26, 2024-6pm EST Mar 3, 2024
 
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