Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.23°NLon: 85.66°WElev: 545ft.

Partly Cloudy

16°C

61°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.4 mb (30.11 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 8 May 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Louisville KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  High near 22. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Low around 8. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North wind around 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Calm wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. High near 22. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Low around 8. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North wind around 11 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Louisville KY
 38.26°N 85.75°W (Elev. 128 m)
2:31 pm EDT May 8, 2021
3pm EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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