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Current Conditions

  • 72°
  • Clear
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 94%
  • Visibility: 5.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 70°
  • Pressure: 29.96 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Wednesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 95 °
  • Low: 69 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Thursday
  • Clear
  • High: 90 °
  • Low: 66 °
  • Clear
  • Friday
  • Clear
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 67 °
  • Clear
  • Saturday
  • Clear
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 65 °
  • Clear
  • Sunday
  • Clear
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 67 °
  • Clear

Forecast for Owensboro, Kentucky

Updated: 3:10 am CDT on July 29, 2015

Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...
  • Today

    Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 mph in the morning shifting to the west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Highest heat index readings around 109.

  • Tonight

    Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

  • Thursday

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

  • Saturday

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

  • Saturday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

  • Sunday

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

  • Monday

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

  • Monday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

  • Tuesday

    Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 3:15 am CDT on July 29, 2015


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* afternoon temperatures in the lower 90s combined with
oppressive humidity levels will produce heat index values in
the 105 to 110 degree range this afternoon generally along and
east of a line from Mount Vernon to Marion Illinois to Paducah
to Mayfield Kentucky. Generally west of this line an excessive
heat warning is in effect. Please refer to the warning for
additional details.

* A heat index of 105 is generally considered the threshold
where the body begins to succumb to the effects of the heat...
making heat exhaustion and heat stroke a greater concern if
precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity levels are expected. This combination will create a
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. If you work or
plan to spend much time outside... take frequent breaks and drink
plenty of fluids. If possible... stay in an air-conditioned
environment... stay out of the sun as much as possible... and check
up on relatives and neighbors.



Jp




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Location: Thoroughbred Acres, Owensboro, KY

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.0 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Town and Country, Owensboro, KY

Updated: 4:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.6 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Owensboro, Scotty Lane, KY

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.2 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Diamond Lake Resort, Owensboro, KY

Updated: 3:59 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.8 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.53 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: Richland, Indiana, South of town, Richland City, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.7 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Between Red Brush and Pelzer, Boonville, IN

Updated: 4:16 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.7 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: RMR - Owensboro, Owensboro, KY

Updated: 4:26 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.1 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.26 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Happy Acres, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:20 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.1 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: 0.5 Miles West Of Sharon School, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.4 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Ironwood Drive, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:25 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.8 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 78 °F Graphs

Location: Ohio Township, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:16 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.4 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Summer Creek, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:27 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.6 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Angel Mounds Area, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.9 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Philpot, KY

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.0 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Redhill-Greenbriar, Utica, KY

Updated: 4:27 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.5 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.64 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Kingston, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:25 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.2 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: East at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: TristateWx.com - Weather Office Station, Newburgh, IN

Updated: 4:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.7 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Boonville 1S, Boonville, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.1 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: West Side Oak Hill Cemetary .... dchsr, Livermore, KY

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.3 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Chandler, Chandler, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.8 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: walnut/st.james, Evansville, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.6 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.59 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: 1 mile NW Boonville off North street, Boonville, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 74 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET, Henderson, KY

Updated: 3:56 AM CDT

Temperature: 74 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.25 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Wilson Station, Henderson, KY

Updated: 4:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.65 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Lakewood Hills subdivision, Evansville, IN

Updated: 4:20 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.1 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Keystone, Evansville, IN

Updated: 4:28 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.6 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Pigeon Township, Evansville, IN

Updated: 4:27 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.0 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky 
214 am CDT Wednesday Jul 29 2015 


Short term...(today through Friday night) 
issued at 214 am CDT Wednesday Jul 29 2015 


Above average confidence in the short term as latest model guidance 
in better agreement. 


Looks like our area is in for one more day of oppressive heat and 
humidity...then relief is on the way. If there is a lack of cloud 
cover and precipitation today like the models are inferring...it 
will be another miserable day where outdoor work/activities are 
concerned. Highs today are expected to top out in the middle 90s 
over the western half of our County Warning Area and in the lower 90s over the 
eastern half. Combined with dewpoints in the upper 70s west and 
middle 70s east...heat indices should top out at or above 110 west and at or above 
105 east. Consequently will continue with excessive heat warning 
west and heat advisory east. 


A Bona fide cold front is forecast to slowly cross the region today. 
It should enter the northwest sections of our County Warning Area around midday and 
clear the southeast corner of our County Warning Area by middle evening. Even with 
plenty of moisture and instability...coverage of showers and 
thunderstorms should be limited due to lack of both low level 
convergence along the boundary and upper support. Precipitation 
chances may linger over the southeast sections of our County Warning Area this 
evening before the scouring out of the deeper moisture by the 
frontal boundary. 


Beyond that that with high pressure at the surface and northwest 
flow aloft...it should be dry and getting cooler with lower 
humidities through the end of the period. 


Long term...(saturday through tuesday) 
issued at 214 am CDT Wednesday Jul 29 2015 


The extended forecast can be summed up as mostly rain-free... 
somewhat cooler...and certainly less humid. The pah forecast area 
will be under nwrly flow aloft...and mostly nwrly dry flow in the 
lower tropopause. Within this flow...there will tend to be minor 
perturbations from time to time...the timing and intensity of which 
the medium range deterministic models may not always agree on. One of 
these...late in the weekend...should result in at least a surface wind 
shift...and possibly some isolated shower or thunderstorm activity north of I- 
64. 


Otherwise...by the day 7 (tue) time frame...the models have 
suggested at one time or another that a surface boundary of some sort 
will approach the pah forecast area...and they continue to. As the 
parent northern stream shortwave approaches...vorticity in the increasingly 
divergent flow aloft may provide enough additional lift of unstable 
parcels for widely scattered showers and thunderstorms in the heat of the 
day. 


Highs in the upper 80s north...and lower 90s south can be expected 
through the extended forecast period. With the exception of Sunday 
morning when lows will be a few degrees cooler...lows will be in the 
upper 60s to around 70. 


&& 


Aviation... 
issued at 1133 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015 


Kowb received significant rainfall from a thunderstorm this 
evening...and stands the best chance of seeing IFR or lower fog 
tonight. Elsewhere...an hour or two of MVFR fog will be possible. 


An area of convection over northwest Missouri and southern Iowa 
may make it to kevv by morning...but there is evidence to suggest 
that it will dissipate before getting there. Will leave it out for 
now and continue to monitor radar trends. 


Mixing just south of a cold front Wednesday will take winds to 
west northwest by midday and then north by evening. Scattered thunderstorms and rain 
will be possible along the front in the late afternoon and 
evening. The expected coverage is sparse enough to keep it out of 
the forecast for now. 




&& 


Pah watches/warnings/advisories... 
Illinois...excessive heat warning until 7 PM CDT this evening for ilz084- 
085-088-089-092>094. 


Heat advisory until 7 PM CDT this evening for ilz075>078-080>083- 
086-087-090-091. 


MO...excessive heat warning until 7 PM CDT this evening for moz076- 
086-087-100-107>112-114. 


In...heat advisory until 7 PM CDT this evening for inz081-082-085>088. 


Kentucky...excessive heat warning until 7 PM CDT this evening for 
kyz001>006. 


Heat advisory until 7 PM CDT this evening for kyz007>022. 


&& 


$$ 


Short term...jp 
long term/fire weather...db 
aviation...drs 






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