Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.18°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

22°C

72°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 1011.1 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 May 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Frankfort, Capital City Airport KY

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 16 to 23 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 23. East wind around 14 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 16 to 23 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 23. East wind around 14 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Frankfort, Capital City Airport KY
 38.17°N 84.96°W (Elev. 244 m)
8:31 am EDT May 19, 2019
9am EDT May 19, 2019-6pm EDT May 25, 2019
 
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