Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Louisville, Bowman Field Airport (KLOU)

Lat: 38.23°NLon: 85.66°WElev: 545ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 16 Aug 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Prospect KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Prospect KY
 38.34°N 85.6°W (Elev. 561 ft)
4:30 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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