Soggy September Start

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A slight risk for a few severe storms exists mainly north and east of the I-65 corridor today.
A slight risk for a few severe storms exists mainly north and east of the I-65 corridor today.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly cloudy, warm and humid. Showers developing.
6am: Mostly Cloudy, Chance Showers West 73°
8am: Mostly Cloudy, Chance Showers West 76°
10am: Scattered Showers/Storms 82°

SEPTEMBER STARTS SOGGY:
Unsettled weather continues for much of the work week with a good chance for showers and thunderstorms today – some could be strong with the potential for more heavy rain and gusty winds. Scattered shower chances will continue Wednesday through Friday – mainly during the afternoon and early evening with highs in the muggy upper 80s and low 90s.

CHANGES COMING:
Another cold front will pass through on Saturday bringing showers and thunderstorms. However, the front clears on Sunday and ushers in a cooler, less-humid airmass for the start of next week with highs falling into the low to mid 80s.

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TODAY:
Showers and Thunderstorms Likely…High 85, winds SW-10
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.30″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 69, winds Calm
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

WEDNESDAY:
Partly Sunny, Isolated Afternoon Showers…High 89, winds S-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

A Labor Day Break from the Rain

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy with areas of fog. A few showers possible west of I-65.
6am: Partly Cloudy 71°
8am: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers 75°
10am: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers 82°

THREE-DAY WEEKEND:
After a holiday weekend with flooding rains, we’re looking at a better chance for a holiday break. Labor Day will be the best day overall for outdoor activities. Expect more sunshine and a small chance for just a few isolated showers and thunderstorms. Hot and humid as highs jump back near 90 to close out the holiday weekend.

SEPTEMBER STARTS SOGGY:
Unsettled weather continues for much of the work week with a good chance for showers and thunderstorms Tuesday – some could be strong with the potential for more heavy rainfall. Scattered shower chances will continue Wednesday through Friday with highs in the muggy upper 80s and low 90s.

CHANGES COMING:
Another cold front will pass through on Saturday bringing showers and thunderstorms. However, the front clears on Sunday and ushers in a cooler, less-humid airmass for the start of next week with highs falling into the low 80s.

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LABOR DAY:
Breezy & Warm, Isol’d Showers…High 91, winds SW-12
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy, Isol’d Showers…Low 72, winds SW-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TUESDAY:
Showers and Thunderstorms Likely…High 88, winds SW-6
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.35″

An Unsettled Holiday Weekend

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Some locations in the WBKO viewing area could pick up at least an inch of rain (locally more) during the course of the Labor Day weekend.  Courtesy: NOAA
Some locations in the WBKO viewing area could pick up at least an inch of rain (locally more) during the course of the Labor Day weekend. Courtesy: NOAA

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Fair to partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog.
6am: Mainly Clear 71°
8am: Mostly Sunny 75°
10am: Mostly Sunny 84°

HOT BUT LESS HUMID FRIDAY:
We’ll stay hot, but not quite as humid today with temperatures climbing back into the low 90s under mostly sunny skies. Today looks rain-free with dry but very warm conditions for this evening as WKU football begins its season at Houchens-LT Smith Stadium. Lows tonight will drop into the upper 60s.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
It is shaping up to be a humid and unsettled holiday weekend with daily chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms. The best chance of rain will come Saturday night into Sunday. Some of the rainfall could be heavy at times. Highs fall into the 80s through the period with lows around 70. Heat rebuilds a bit after the holiday weekend on Tuesday, with rain chances continuing well into weekend.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny, Not As Humid…High 93, winds S-7

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy, Areas of Patchy Fog…Low 70, winds Calm

SATURDAY:
Warm & Humid, Scattered T/Storms…High 90, Low 70, winds SW-9
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.15″

SUNDAY:
Rain and Thunderstorms Likely…High 84, Low 71, winds SW-9
Precip Ch. 70% – Rain Amount 0.50-0.75″

LABOR DAY:
Warm & Humid, Scattered T/Storms…High 89, Low 72, winds SW-6
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

Rain Chances Rise, Heavy Rain For Sunday

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Observed rainfall for the past 30-days in Kentucky shows some of the heaviest rains over South Central Kentucky.  Bowling Green currently has it's 4th wettest August on record at 8.10" with more rain in the forecast that could put us in the top 3 this holiday weekend.  Courtesy: National Weather Service Louisville
Observed rainfall for the past 30-days in Kentucky shows some of the heaviest rains over South Central Kentucky. Bowling Green currently has it’s 4th wettest August on record at 8.10″ with more rain in the forecast that could put us in the top 3 this holiday weekend. Courtesy: National Weather Service Louisville

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Fair to partly cloudy, warm and muggy. Areas of fog.
6am: Partly Cloudy 72°
8am: Partly Cloudy 75°
10am: Partly Cloudy 83°

STAYING HOT AND HUMID:
Our late-season heat wave rolls on through the end of the work week. Look for afternoon highs in the low 90s today and Friday with humidity making it feel like the upper 90s to near 100 both days. There will be a slight chance for a few isolated thundershowers as a weak front slides to our south. Friday appears mainly dry, although the evening will be very warm and muggy for WKU’s first home football game of the season at Houchens-LT Smith Stadium.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
It is shaping up to be a humid and unsettled holiday weekend with daily chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms. The best chance of rain will come Saturday night into Sunday. Some of the rainfall could be heavy at times. Highs fall into the 80s through the period with lows around 70. Heat rebuilds a bit after the holiday weekend on Tuesday.

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TODAY:
Hot and Humid, Isolated T/Showers…High 91, winds SE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Warm and Muggy, Isolated T/Showers…Low 69, winds Calm
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

FRIDAY:
Mostly Sunny, Hot and Humid…High 91, winds S-5

Labor Day Weekend Looks A Bit Unsettled

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HEAT ADVISORY continues through this afternoon for Christian, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg and Todd counties.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Fair to partly cloudy. Warm and muggy.
6am: Mostly Clear 70°
8am: Mainly Sunny 74°
10am: Partly Sunny 83°

LITTLE CHANGE IN THE PATTERN:
It’s more of the same through midweek: More very warm temperatures and more high humidity. With mostly sunny skies, highs today will climb into the low 90s with heat indices approaching 100 along the I-65 corridor and a little higher west. Rain chances are very slim – except for an isolated shower mainly north along the parkways. There is a bit better chance for a few spotty showers and thunderstorms Thursday into Thursday evening. The heat and humidity continue into Friday.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
It is shaping up to be a humid and unsettled holiday weekend with daily chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms. The best chance of rain will come Saturday night into Sunday. Some of the rainfall could be heavy at times. Highs fall into the 80s through the period with lows around 70. Heat rebuilds a bit after the holiday weekend on Tuesday.

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TODAY:
Hot and Humid, Isolated Showers North…High 91, winds NE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Warm and Muggy, Areas of Patchy Fog…Low 71, winds Calm

THURSDAY:
Hot and Humid, Isolated Showers…High 91, winds SE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

Labor Day Weekend Preview

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The 7-day forecast through the Labor Day weekend.  Notice anything different?  You're seeing a preview of our new weather look that will launch in a few days.
The 7-day forecast through the Labor Day weekend. Notice anything different? You’re seeing a preview of our new weather look that will launch in a few days.

HEAT ADVISORY through Tuesday evening for Christian, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg and Todd counties.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy, warm and humid. Patchy fog in a few areas.
6am: Partly Cloudy 72°
8am: Partly Cloudy 75°
10am: Partly Cloudy 82°

MORE HEAT, MORE HUMIDITY:
There will be little overall change in our pattern through midweek. Very warm and humid conditions will continue with afternoon heat indices ranging from 95 to 105 as actual highs top out in the lower 90s. Expect partly to mostly sunny skies both days, with rain chances very slim through Wednesday.

FINAL WEEKEND OF AUGUST:
Chances for scattered showers and storms return late week into the holiday weekend as a front stalls over us. Highs drop back into the 80s late in the period, with muggy lows around 70.

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TODAY:
Hot and Humid, An Isolated Shower Possible…High 91, winds SE-5

TONIGHT:
Warm and Muggy, Areas of Patchy Fog…Low 70, winds Calm

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly Sunny, Warm and Humid…High 90, winds E-5

Humid Days Ahead; Latest on Christobal

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Temperatures over the next 7 days will change very little along with humidity levels that will still make it feel muggy.
Temperatures over the next 7 days will change very little along with humidity levels that will still make it feel muggy.

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HEAT ADVISORY through Tuesday evening for Christian, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg and Todd counties.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy, mild, and muggy. Patchy fog possible.
6am: Partly Cloudy 72°
8am: Partly Cloudy 76°
10am: Partly Cloudy 81°

HUMID AIR REMAINS:
Not much change expected for the duration of the upcoming work week with highs mainly in the lower 90s each day. There will be times when somewhat less-humid air moves in but most of the time, it will continue to be hot and humid. Look for a slight chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm today and again Thursday and Friday.

FINAL WEEKEND OF AUGUST:
Better rain chances move in for Saturday and Sunday followed by some less humid air by next Monday.

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TODAY:
Warm & Humid, Isolated Thunderstorms…High 91, winds SE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy & Muggy with Patchy Fog…Low 72, winds Calm

TUESDAY:
Partly Cloudy, Warm and Humid…High 90, winds E-3