Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Owensboro, Owensboro-Daviess County Airport (KOWB)

Lat: 37.74°NLon: 87.17°WElev: 407ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 11:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owensboro KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south southwest wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Owensboro KY
 37.75°N 87.11°W
11:15 am CDT May 17, 2021
12pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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