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Some Rain, Cooler Air Coming

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Rain chances go up today and again on Sunday but it won't be enough rain to help the deficit of almost 4.5 inches.
Rain chances go up today and again on Sunday but it won’t be enough rain to help the deficit of almost 4.5 inches.
Temperatures will cool down for Thursday, then heat back up for the weekend before a bigger shot of cooler air arrives Tuesday.
Temperatures will cool down for Thursday, then heat back up for the weekend before a bigger shot of cooler air arrives Tuesday.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Warm and humid.
6am: Mostly Clear 73°
8am: Mostly Clear 78°
10am: Partly Cloudy 86°

RAIN MOVES IN:
It’s feeling more like July again thanks to higher temperatures and humidity levels. The heat stays with us today before a cold front dives in from the northwest by evening. This could set off a round of showers and thunderstorms for the afternoon and evening. Organized severe weather is not anticipated, but a couple of storms could be quite strong with gusty winds and locally heavy downpours. Highs will top out in the low 90s with heat indices in the mid to upper 90s.

LATE WEEK COOLDOWN:
We’ll get a taste of cooler, less humid air Thursday into Friday. Afternoon readings will reach the lower 80s Thursday with mid 80s Friday under mostly sunny skies both days. You’ll be able to turn off the A/C’s and open up the windows Thursday night, as lows drop into the comfy upper 50s!

ANOTHER WARMUP, THEN ANOTHER COOLDOWN:
Readings climb back into the 90s Saturday before our next cold front arrives late in the weekend. We’ll stand chances for scattered showers and storms both weekend days with a small chance for rain lingering into Monday. Another shot of unseasonably cool, less humid air arrives early next week.

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TODAY:
Partly Sunny, Scattered Afternoon T/Storms…High 92, winds SW-7
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

TONIGHT:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 67, winds N-5
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

THURSDAY:
Partly Sunny, Cooler and Less Humid…High 82, winds N-7

More Shots of Cooler Air Coming

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Another shot of unseasonably cool air will arrive early next week which will bring temperatures in the Mid South down 20° below average!
Another shot of unseasonably cool air will arrive early next week which will bring temperatures in the Mid South down 20° below average!

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear and mild with patchy fog possible.
6am: Mostly Clear 71°
8am: Mostly Clear 76°
10am: Mostly Sunny 84°

SEASONABLY HOT…
The heat and humidity has returned to south central Kentucky. Temps will be in the low 90s today with “feels like” temps in the upper 90s at times. Stay hydrated if outdoors for an extended period of time. Rain chances look slim other than a pop-up shower/storm with daytime heat and humidity as a ridge of high pressure stretches across the region. Wednesday will be very hot and humid as well before a cold front brings temps down for the latter half of the week.

…THEN UNSEASONABLY COOL
A cold front slides through the region Wednesday afternoon bringing a chance of showers and storms. There is a possibility of some strong storms with gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Scattered showers and storms likely Wednesday night into Thursday. Temps take an unseasonably cool dip into the low to mid 80s before more rain chances come our way for the weekend.

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TODAY:
Hazy and Humid, Afternoon Showers Possible…High 93, winds S-4
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy with Areas of Patchy Fog…Low 71, winds Calm

WEDNESDAY:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…High 92, winds NW-6
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

Summer Heat Returns

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear with a few areas of patchy fog possible.
6am: Mainly Clear 67°
8am: Mainly Clear 73°
10am: Mostly Sunny 81°

JULY RETURNS:
After two consecutive days of record cool July temps in low 70s, we were closer to seasonable readings Sunday. The heat and humidity builds as we start a new week. Temps will be in the low 90s for the first half of the work week with Tuesday being the warmest as heat index values reach near triple digits. Rain chances look slim other than a pop-up shower/storm with daytime heat and humidity as a ridge of high pressure stretches across region.

MID-WEEK CHANGES:
A cold front slides in Wednesday bringing a chance of showers and storms. There is a possibility of some strong storms with gusty winds and heavy rainfall. The rain chance could linger to finish out the week on Friday as the front slides south. This will be followed by another big drop in temperatures into the low to mid 80s Thursday and Friday. A few showers are possible for the upcoming weekend with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny, Warm and Humid…High 90, winds NE-5

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

TUESDAY:
Hot and Humid, An Afternoon Shower Possible…High 93, winds S-4
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

The Weekend Scattered with Rain Chances

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Cloudy with a chance of light rain – especially near the Tennessee border.
6am: Cloudy, Light Rain 65°
8am: Cloudy, Rain Showers 68°
10am: Cloudy, Rain Showers 72°

SOME RAIN CHANCES:
After three straight days of gorgeous weather, the approach of a storm system from the Southern Plains means a change for today. We’ll see a chance for some light rain this morning and thunderstorms by late afternoon – especially near the Tennessee border. Rain chances continue this evening as the system gets closer. Highs will stay well below seasonal averages, topping out around 80. Milder lows in the lower 60s can be expected tonight.

UNSETTLED WEEKEND:
We will stand chances for at least some scattered showers and thunderstorms both weekend days. Saturday holds the overall better chance of rain, with a little more sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures anticipated Sunday. Highs climb from near 80 Saturday into the mid 80s Sunday.

NEXT WEEK:
We will see a transition back to a more typical July pattern by Monday, with very warm and humid conditions next week. Each day will feature partial sunshine along with a small chance for mainly afternoon thundershowers. Highs slowly warm to near 90 by midweek, with lows in the muggy upper 60s to near 70.

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TODAY:
Occasional Light Rain, Afternoon T/Storms…High 80, winds SE-6
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 63, winds Calm
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.05″

SATURDAY:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…High 80, Low 66, winds SE-7
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.15″

SUNDAY:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…High 84, Low 68, winds S-6
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.03″

Strong Storms, Heavy Rain and a Big Cooldown!

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A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible today across the WBKO viewing area as a cold front moves southward.
A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible today across the WBKO viewing area as a cold front moves southward.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Showers and thunderstorms will increase, some with heavy rain.
6am: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms 78°
8am: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms 77°
10am: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms 80°

A STORMY START:
A cold front is forecast to sweep through the region as we start the new week. This will bring some much needed rain but also a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather across the entire region. Some storms could be strong to severe this afternoon/evening with damaging wind, localized flooding, and large hail the main threats.

OCTOBER IN JULY?
The cold front will be followed by an Arctic high pressure that will take over starting Tuesday. Unseasonably cooler, drier air will cover the Ohio Valley for the rest of the work week with highs 10-15 degrees cooler than average! Lots of sunshine will prevail through Thursday until a new system brings a chance of a shower popping up at some point during the course of the upcoming weekend.

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TODAY :
Showers and Thunderstorms…High 88, winds W-8
Precip Ch. 70% – Rain Amount 0.75″

TONIGHT:
Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 67, winds NW-8
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

TUESDAY :
Mostly Sunny, Cooler and Less Humid…High 79, winds NW-9

Rain Chances Return

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear and mild.
6am: Mostly Clear 68°
8am: Mostly Clear 72°
10am: Mostly Sunny 82°

RAIN & STORM CHANCES RETURN:
Summer-like heat and humidity return as we start a new week with a front approaching from the Midwest. Pop-up showers and storms possible ahead of the front during the heat of the day today with highs in the low 90s. A SLIGHT risk for strong storms to become severe for south central Kentucky on Tuesday evening as the front slides south. Damaging winds being the main threat although beneficial rains possible with some locations picking up half an inch if not more late Tuesday. Rain/storm chances linger early midweek before drier air moves in to finish out the upcoming work week.

UPCOMING WEEKEND:
Another cold front brings scattered chances for showers and storms Saturday and Sunday as highs stay seasonably hot in the low 90s and overnight temps stay mild in the low 70s.

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MONDAY:
Hot & Humid, Chance of Afternoon Showers….High 93, winds SW-15
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 73, winds SW-8
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.10″

TUESDAY:
Numerous Showers and Thunderstorms…High 91, winds SW-12
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.50″

Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon and Evening

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Slight risk for a few severe storms this afternoon and evening IF any storms develop.  The main threat would be from damaging winds and large hail.
Slight risk for a few severe storms this afternoon and evening IF any storms develop. The main threat would be from damaging winds and large hail.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Warm and muggy under fair skies.
6am: Mainly Clear 74°
8am: Mainly Clear 77°
10am: Hazy 85°

A SCORCHER TUESDAY:
We were back into the 90s Monday afternoon and the heat rolls on into Tuesday. Along with very high temperatures (low to mid 90s) will come lots of humidity sending heat indices into the triple digits for many this afternoon. With a cold front on the approach from the northwest late day, there will be a chance for scattered afternoon thunderstorms. Storms could be quite strong IF they develop, with a few possibly severe (large hail, locally damaging winds possible). Scattered storms remain possible this evening with lows still warm and muggy in the low 70s.

MIDWEEK COOLDOWN:
A cold front sweeps through the region Wednesday bringing a big change to our weather pattern. There remains a slight chance for a shower or storm through Wednesday afternoon before dry weather prevails Thursday. Highs Wednesday drop into the upper 80s, with less humid air spreading into the region by Wednesday evening into Thursday.

THE 4thCAST:
Independence Day looks GORGEOUS! Expect lots of sunshine with highs in the mid 80s and comfortable humidity levels. The remainder of the holiday weekend also looks great, with temperatures slowly moderating Saturday into Sunday.

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TODAY:
Hot & Humid, Chance of Thunderstorms…High 94, winds SW-11
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.10″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 73, winds Calm
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

WEDNESDAY:
Partly Sunny, Chance of Showers…High 88, winds NW-6
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.10″

Occasionally Rainy This Weekend

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The rainfall forecast for the weekend shows a total of only a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch of rain through the period.  Some locations may pick up heavier downpours of rain with slow moving storms.
The rainfall forecast for the weekend shows a total of only a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch of rain through the period. Some locations may pick up heavier downpours of rain with slow moving storms.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy, warm and rather muggy. Isolated showers will develop.
6am: Partly Cloudy 71°
8am: Partly Cloudy 75°
10am: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers 81°

UNSETTLED WEATHER:
A weak frontal boundary meandering across the region will provide us with more chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms today. If you caught beneath a shower or storm, locally heavy rainfall and frequent lightning will be possible as these storms will be slow movers. When/where it’s not raining, expect partly sunny skies with humid conditions. Highs will reach the upper 80s.

LAST WEEKEND OF JUNE:
Things remain unsettled over the weekend, with pop-up showers and storms possible in the afternoon and early evening both Saturday and Sunday. Highs creep up to near 90 by Sunday.

NEXT WEEK:
Heat rebuilds Monday into Tuesday as high pressure strengthens over the region. Chances for thunderstorms increase Wednesday as a cold front drops in from the north. Highs will be in the lower 90s before somewhat cooler, less humid air arrives Thursday.

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TODAY:
Warm & Humid, Scattered Thunderstorms…High 87, winds SW-7
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

TONIGHT:
Muggy with a Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 68, winds S-5
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

SATURDAY:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…High 88, Low 71, winds SW-9
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

SUNDAY:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…High 90, Low 71, winds SW-5
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

Official Start of Summer Will Be Cooler

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy, warm and humid. An isolated thundershower possible.
6am: P/Cloudy, Isol’d T/Showers 75°
8am: P/Cloudy, Iso’d T/Showers 79°
10am: P/Cloudy, Isol’d T/Showers 86°

BETTER SHOT AT RAIN:
We saw our streak of 90 degree days extend to four in a row Thursday, and while we may make it five in a row today, we do stand a better chance for rain. A weak front sliding in from the Midwest will bring more scattered thunderstorms to our area with the best coverage coming this afternoon into the evening. No severe storms are expected, but a few could contain heavy downpours, gusty winds, and possibly small hail. Highs will climb to near 90 with lows tonight around 70.

THE WEEKEND/NEXT WEEK:
Today’s front dips further south Saturday taking some of the edge off the heat for the weekend. Aside from a small thundershower chance mainly early Saturday morning, much of the weekend appears dry. Highs drop back into the more seasonable upper 80s as Summer begins Saturday, staying in the 80s Sunday.

The heat rebuilds Monday before another system arrives Tuesday and Wednesday with decent chances for showers and thunderstorms. After seeing afternoon temps climb back into the 90s Monday, we’ll see them drop into the 80s by midweek.

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TODAY:
Hot & Humid. Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…High 90, winds W-8
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

TONIGHT:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 71, winds Calm
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

SATURDAY:
Partly Cloudy, Chance of Isolated Showers…High 88, Low 70, winds NW-6
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

SUNDAY:
Mostly Sunny, Not As Humid…High 90, Low 70, winds N-7

90s Are Here For A While

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear and muggy.
6am: Mainly Clear 70°
8am: Mainly Clear 75°
10am: Mainly Sunny 84°

HOT AND HUMID:
It’s official: We reached 90° for the first time this year on Monday with a high of 91° at the Bowling Green Airport. It looks as if we will do it again today as a ridge of high pressure will keep us mainly dry for much of the work week. Heat and UV index values will be high through midweek, so you may want to limit your time outdoors. More hot and humid days along with warm and muggy nights are ahead for southern Kentucky as temps top out around 90° with heat index levels reaching around 100°.

RAIN RETURNS:
An approaching disturbance will begin to touch off a chance of mainly late day scattered showers/storms starting Thursday. Better rain chances come as we wrap up the week and head into the upcoming weekend.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny, Hot and Humid…High 92, winds SW-9

TONIGHT:
Mainly Clear, Warm and Muggy…Low 72, winds Light

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly Sunny, Hot and Humid…High 92, winds SW-8