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

71°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 May 7:53 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 81. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Frankfort, Capital City Airport KY
 38.17°N 84.96°W (Elev. 801 ft)
8:31 am EDT May 19, 2019
8am EDT May 19, 2019-6pm EDT May 25, 2019
 
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