Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.23°NLon: 85.66°WElev: 545ft.

Thunderstorm

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 20 Jul 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Louisville KY

Tornado Watch until July 21, 03:00am
Flood Advisory until July 20, 11:30pm
Flash Flood Warning until July 20, 11:45pm
Severe T-storm Warning until July 20, 10:00pm
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Tornado Watch
Flood Advisory
Flash Flood Warning
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    Tornado Watch until July 21, 03:00am
    Flood Advisory until July 20, 11:30pm
    Flash Flood Warning until July 20, 11:45pm
    Severe T-storm Warning until July 20, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Louisville KY
 38.26°N 85.75°W (Elev. 420 ft)
9:30 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
9pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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