Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.23°NLon: 85.66°WElev: 545ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Louisville KY

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Louisville KY
 38.26°N 85.75°W (Elev. 420 ft)
4:31 am EDT May 17, 2022
4am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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