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A Cloudy, Cool Start to the Weekend

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Our exclusive FutureMAX model shows persistent low clouds to be with us much of today along with a passing light rain shower or drizzle.
Our exclusive FutureMAX model shows persistent low clouds to be with us much of today along with a passing light rain shower or drizzle.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Cloudy with scattered light rain and drizzle.
6am: Mostly Cloudy, Isol’d Showers 63°
8am: Mostly Cloudy, Isol’d Showers 62°
10am: Mostly Cloudy, Isol’d Showers 63°

COOLER FRIDAY:
Temperatures are coming down behind a cold front that has eased through South-Central KY. With a cloudy sky and northwest winds, today’s highs will be cooler, only topping out in the lower 70s. We’ll have a slight chance for a few light showers as a disturbance passes by to our south.

WONDERFUL WEEKEND:
Saturday and Sunday are shaping up to be great days for outdoor activities! Expect lots of sunshine through the weekend, with highs in the lower 70s Saturday rising into the upper 70s Sunday. Humidity will stay low and dry through the weekend. Overnight lows Saturday could be our coolest since May, with lower 50s for most (a few outlying spots could see upper 40s!).

NEXT WEEK:
Overall, our weather looks tranquil well into next week. There’s a small chance for a shower very late Monday night into Tuesday morning, otherwise we look dry. Highs will range from the upper 70s to lower 80s with lows mainly in the 50s.

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TODAY:
Cloudy and Cool, Scattered Showers…High 72, winds NE-7
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Cloudy with Isolated Showers and Drizzle…Low 60, winds N-6
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″

SATURDAY:
Becoming Mostly Sunny, Cool…High 73, Low 52, winds N-8

SUNDAY:
Mostly Sunny and Pleasant…High 77, Low 55, winds NE-7

Drenching Downpours Followed By Cooler Air

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain likely.
6am: Rain 75°
8am: Rain 74°
10am: Scattered Showers 73°

A STORMY START:
We are waking up to numerous showers and thunderstorms as a sharp cold front moves through. Severe storms are not anticipated but locally heavy rainfall is possible – especially north of Bowling Green through midday. Rain tapers off from northwest to southeast during the afternoon. Winds shift to the northwest, ushering in cooler air from Canada. Highs climb only into the upper 70s today.

COOLEST READINGS IN MONTHS:
An extended stretch of unseasonably cool, Fall-like air dominates the latter part of the forecast period. Highs will range from the low to mid 70s Friday through the weekend – some 10-12 degrees below normal for mid-September – with very cool overnight readings. Some outlying sections may see temperatures as chilly as the upper 40s Saturday night! A weak disturbance cutting through the area late Friday night might squeeze out a few light rain showers. Otherwise, the remainder of the weekend through early next week appears dry.

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TODAY:
Rain Likely, then Mostly Cloudy by Afternoon…High 79, winds NW-8
Precip Ch. 80% – Rain Amount 0.40″

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy, an Isolated Shower Possible…Low 60, winds NE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

FRIDAY:
Mostly Cloudy, Chance of An Afternoon Shower…High 75, winds NE-9
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.10″

Rain Chances Rise, Temperatures Take a Fall

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Rainfall forecast shows a good chance of rain as a cold front approaches.  Overnight tonight and early Thursday will be the best chances to see rain in Southern Kentucky with amounts of a half-inch or more possible.
Rainfall forecast shows a good chance of rain as a cold front approaches. Overnight tonight and early Thursday will be the best chances to see rain in Southern Kentucky with amounts of a half-inch or more possible.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Warm and breezy under a cloudy sky.
6am: Mostly Cloudy, Breezy 71°
8am: Mostly Cloudy, Breezy 75°
10am: Cloudy, Breezy 80°

BREEZY AND WARMER:
Temperatures returned to the 80s Tuesday and the warming continues today as breezy southwest winds kick up ahead of an approaching cold front. We should hang on to dry conditions to start with increasing high clouds. Highs will climb into the upper 80s with a few isolated showers into the afternoon.

RAIN/STORMS THURSDAY:
We will wake up to numerous showers and thunderstorms Thursday morning as a sharp cold front moves through. Rain tapers off from northwest to southeast during the afternoon. Winds shift to the northwest, ushering in cooler air from Canada. Highs Thursday climb only into the upper 70s.

COOLEST READINGS IN MONTHS:
An extended stretch of unseasonably cool, Fall-like air dominates the latter part of the forecast period. Highs will range from the low to mid 70s Friday through the weekend – some 10-12 degrees below normal for mid-September – with very cool overnight readings. Some outlying sections may see temperatures as chilly as the upper 40s Friday and Saturday nights! Slight warming is expected early next week, with no mention of rain through the weekend.

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TODAY:
Breezy & Warm, Isolated Showers Possible…High 89, winds SW-15

TONIGHT:
Showers and Thunderstorms Likely…Low 72, winds SW-8
Precip Ch. 80% – Rain Amount 0.30″

THURSDAY:
Showers and Thunderstorms Likely…High 77, winds NW-8
Precip Ch. 70% – Rain Amount 0.40″

A Foggy Start, then More Sunshine

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Our FutureCast model shows a potent cold front arriving Thursday morning bringing rain chances followed by much cooler air!
Our FutureCast model shows a potent cold front arriving Thursday morning bringing rain chances followed by much cooler air!

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Areas of dense fog will be followed by sunshine.
6am: Mostly Clear, Areas of Dense Fog 62°
8am: Mostly Clear, Areas of Dense Fog 65°
10am: Mostly Clear 75°

SUMMER’S LAST STAND?:
More sunshine will be around today after some patchy dense fog to start. Expect a warmer day with temperatures climbing into the mid 80s for highs along with moderate humidity levels. Lows will be warm and rather muggy in the upper 60s tonight as south winds pick up.

MID-WEEK RAIN:
Unsettled weather returns by Wednesday as a cold front approaches the Commonwealth. Rain and thunderstorms are likely Wednesday night into Thursday. We may see readings approach 90 before the front arrives Wednesday night but much cooler air follows for Thursday, with highs dropping into the upper 70s.

FALL-LIKE WEEKEND:
Our coolest stretch of temperatures since mid-May is coming late week into the weekend! We’ll have sun-filled days Friday through Sunday, with mainly clear and unseasonably cool nights. Highs stay in the 70s through the period, with overnight lows as cool around 50 Saturday night.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny and Warmer…High 86, winds SE-5

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy with Areas of Patchy Fog…Low 68, winds S-4

WEDNESDAY:
Increasing Clouds, Breezy and Warm…High 89, winds SW-15

Some Rain but not a Washout

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Fair to partly cloudy. Warm and muggy. Patchy fog.
6am: Partly Cloudy 71°
8am: Partly Cloudy 75°
10am: Partly Cloudy 82°

A STEAMY FRIDAY:
Another very warm and humid day awaits us today. After morning fog lifts, expect a mix of sun and clouds. We’ll have a slight chance for a few pop-up thundershowers in the afternoon. Highs climb to near 90 with heat indices as high as the upper 90s with humidity running high. The slight chance for a thundershower carries over tonight with lows in the low 70s.

COOLING DOWN:
A taste of Autumn is on the way for the weekend. A cold front moves through Saturday, bringing with it a good chance for numerous showers and thunderstorms. At this time, it appears rain will diminish in Bowling Green close to the time for the hot-air balloon race along with the concerts at Balloons, Tunes, and BBQ. Highs drop into the mid 80s Saturday. Sunday looks gorgeous, with lower humidity and readings only reaching the upper 70s to near 80 with plenty of sun.

NEXT WEEK:
Unsettled weather returns beginning Tuesday as a series of disturbances moves through. Highs will reach the low to mid 80s through next week with lows mainly in the 60s.

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TODAY:
Warm and Humid, Isolated Afternoon T/Showers…High 90, winds S-7
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Mostly Cloudy, Chance of Showers Late…Low 71, winds Light
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.10″

SATURDAY:
Occasional Showers and T/Storms…High 85, Low 63, winds NW-5
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.35″

SUNDAY:
Clearing, Cooler and Less Humid…High 80, Low 57, winds NE-7

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″

Morning Fog, Afternoon Heat, Storms Tonight

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A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible this afternoon and evening mainly along and north of the Ohio River.
A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible this afternoon and evening mainly along and north of the Ohio River.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear with areas of patchy dense fog. Showers possible near the Lake Cumberland region.
6am: Patchy Fog, Showers East 70°
8am: Patchy Fog, Showers East 73°
10am: Mainly Sunny 79°

VERY WARM AND UNSETTLED:
After some morning fog, skies will brighten in the days ahead but decent chances for showers and thunderstorms remain in play through midweek. With the atmosphere quite juiced up, any thunderstorm that develops may produce locally heavy downpours along with dangerous lightning. There is a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather for areas north of the Western KY Parkway today where a few storms may contain strong winds and hail. Highs will top out near 90. Lower 90s are forecast Wednesday with a chance for scattered thunderstorms continuing.

THE HEAT BUILDS:
Some of the hottest, most humid air we’ve experienced this season will be felt late week into the weekend! As temperatures increase, rain chances decrease with high pressure building in. Highs will climb into the mid 90s late week into the weekend, with upper 90s possible Sunday into Monday. Afternoon heat indices at or above the century mark are likely late in the period.

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TODAY:
Partly Sunny, Chance of Thunderstorms…High 90, winds SW-10
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.20″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 72, winds SW-5
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.20″

WEDNESDAY:
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms…High 91, winds SW-8
Precip Ch. 50% – Rain Amount 0.25″

Rain Chances Not That Impressive

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly fair with clouds increasing from the west.
6am: Partly Cloudy 62°
8am: Partly Cloudy 70°
10am: Partly Cloudy 80°

SMALL RAIN CHANCES:
A weak disturbance moves into the lower Ohio Valley today through Saturday. This gives us only slight chances for mainly scattered, late-day showers and thunderstorms. Rain chances dwindle Sunday with a slight chance mainly east as the weak weathermaker heads out. Highs will range from the mid to upper 80s with milder overnight lows in the 60s.

MORE SEASONABLE NEXT WEEK:
While we’re not looking at extreme heat or humidity, we are expecting temperatures more typical of mid-summer to return early next week. Highs will climb to near 90 each day with lows in the mid 60s. Rain chances appear very slim early next week. The continued lack of rain will put us well over 6-inches below year-to-date average on annual rainfall.

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TODAY:
Partly Sunny, Isolated PM Showers…High 87, winds E-5
Precip. Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers…Low 63, winds Calm
Precip. Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″

SATURDAY:
Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers…High 86, Low 64, winds NE-5
Precip. Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″

SUNDAY:
Mostly Sunny, Warm and Humid…High 86, Low 63, winds NE-5

Feels Good for the Middle of Summer!

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear and less humid.
6am: Clear 67°
8am: Clear 70°
10am: Mostly Sunny 74°

ANOTHER JULY COOLDOWN:
After a stormy Sunday, cooler and less humid air moves back in along with abundant sunshine today with highs in the low 80s. A weak upper trough will swing through this afternoon bringing a few clouds and maybe a sprinkle or two but it will also help reinforce the cooler, Canadian air that will drop us into the mid to upper 50s tonight. Tuesday will be mainly sunny and pleasant with highs only in the mid to upper 70s!

JULY CLOSES COOL:
This has already been one of the coolest July’s on record for Bowling Green and Southern Kentucky and the next few days we’ll see temps running 5-7 degrees below average in the middle 80s. As August begins this weekend, highs will stay in the 80s but a new disturbance will bring a few late day showers through Sunday.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny, Less Humid…High 81, winds NW-10

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy, Cooler…Low 58, winds Calm

TUESDAY:
Mostly Sunny and Pleasant…High 77, winds N-8

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