Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.23°NLon: 85.66°WElev: 545ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Simpsonville KY

Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 84. East wind around 6 mph becoming north.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 84. East wind around 6 mph becoming north. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light north wind.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Simpsonville KY
 38.22°N 85.35°W (Elev. 801 ft)
11:30 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
12pm EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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