Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Somerset, Somerset-Pulaski County - J.T. Wilson Field Airport (KSME)

Lat: 37.05°NLon: 84.62°WElev: 928ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 19 Jul 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Columbia KY

Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light south wind.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Columbia KY
 37.12°N 85.28°W (Elev. 804 ft)
5:31 pm CDT Jul 19, 2019
6pm CDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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