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Current Conditions

  • 68°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NE 6 mph
  • Humidity: 50%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 49°
  • Pressure: 30.02 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Saturday
  • Thunderstorm
  • High: 73 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • T-Storms
  • Sunday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 79 °
  • Low: 55 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Monday
  • Overcast
  • High: 69 °
  • Low: 53 °
  • Overcast
  • Tuesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 72 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wednesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 76 °
  • Low: 49 °
  • Partly Cloudy

Forecast for Louisville, Kentucky

Updated: 3:34 PM EDT on April 29, 2016

  • Tonight

    Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds up to 10 mph.

  • Saturday

    Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

  • Saturday Night

    Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 60. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

  • Sunday

    Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

  • Monday Night

    Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

  • Friday

    Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

Personal Weather Stations

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Location: West Louisville (Parkland), Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:19 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.7 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: North at 2.7 mph Pressure: 29.84 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: portland, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.0 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 64% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.59 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:01 PM EDT

Temperature: 67 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 60% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Germantown, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:20 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:08 PM EDT

Temperature: 66 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Towne Orchard subdivision of the Highlands, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.7 °F Dew Point: 63 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:02 PM EDT

Temperature: 67 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 64% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Pine View, New Albany, IN

Updated: 9:19 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.7 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 73% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Brent Heights, New Albany, IN

Updated: 9:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Near Colonial Gardens, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:20 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Parkwood, Clarksville, IN

Updated: 9:23 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.9 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 22% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Iroquois Park / Kenwood Hill, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:20 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.5 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bowman Field, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.0 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.85 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bon Air, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.8 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Highgate Springs, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:01 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.8 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Kaelin Drive, Louisville, KY

Updated: 8:51 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 58% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.11 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Teakwood Landing, Sellersburg, IN

Updated: 9:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.8 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: ENE at 1.7 mph Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: The Hill, New Albany, IN

Updated: 9:13 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Beechwood Village, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.0 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Grandel Farms, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.1 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Brookhaven Subdivision, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.4 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: SE at 3.2 mph Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Lafayette Township Fire Protection District, Floyds Knobs, IN

Updated: 9:20 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.3 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 73% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Eagle Ridge, Sellersburg, IN

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.61 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Graymoor-Devondale, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.5 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.62 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: St. Regis Park, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:20 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.1 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Sully Station, Louisville, KY

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.1 °F Dew Point: 57 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.10 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Louisville Kentucky 
722 PM EDT Friday Apr 29 2016 


..updated aviation discussion... 


Short term (now through Saturday night)... 
issued at 320 PM EDT Fri Apr 29 2016 


The synoptic pattern this afternoon features a potent trough across 
the Southern Plains. This trough will take on more of a negative 
tilt as it ejects northeast into the Midwest, bringing chances for 
showers/thunderstorms through the period. 


An mesoscale convective system continues to churn across portions of Dixie alley early this 
afternoon. The stratiform rain shield continues to slowly progress 
east-northeast into portions of western KY, but is fighting increasingly dry 
low-level air. Do think this shield of rain will get into portions 
of south-central Kentucky (with even a few lightning strikes possible), 
but think it'll struggle once it nears the I-64 corridor where the 
drier air is more established. 


As the aforementioned trough ejects into the Midwest, isentropic 
lift will commence in response late tonight on the nose of a 55-knot 
low-level jet. This will result in light shower activity initially 
late tonight as the column saturates, but moisture advection will 
markedly increase by mid/late morning Saturday as the low-level jet 
veers into the Ohio Valley atop a surface warm front lifting north. 
This will result in a swath of showers and thunderstorms, with the 
best coverage expected along/west of I-65 in the late morning hours, 
shifting northeast through the early afternoon. Can't rule out some 
small hail with this activity given the elevated instability, but no 
severe weather is expected. 


Just how fast we are able to clear out the precipitation Saturday 
afternoon will set the stage for thunderstorm potential late 
Saturday afternoon into Saturday night. As it looks now, areas 
along and west of I-65 will get into the eastern edge of the best 
instability axis. Convection should develop along the MS River 
Valley in the afternoon beneath the exit region of an upper-level 
jet streak, spreading east towards the region in the early evening 
hours. The best threat for severe with this activity does appear to 
be off to the west, but can't rule out a few stronger storms getting 
into the western lmk County Warning Area tomorrow evening. Again, this threat will 
likely be more fine-tuned once we see how the morning convection 
plays out and where the eastern edge of the better instability sets 
up. 


Showers and thunderstorms will become less numerous late Saturday 
night after 06z, but with the main upper-level forcing nosing in 
during this time, still could see some showers/storms continuing 
thus will continue with 40-60 pops. 


Long term (sunday through friday)... 
issued at 335 PM EDT Fri Apr 29 2016 


Low pressure will move up the Ohio Valley Sunday, dragging its cold 
front through southern Indiana and central Kentucky Sunday evening. 
At 500 mb a compact vort Max will cross the Midwest with an associated 
speed Max taking a path from Missouri to Indiana. Added support for 
storms will be provided by a 100kt jet streaming from the Desert 
Southwest to New England. Shear will be strong and surface dew 
points will climb into the lower 60s -- about 15 degrees above 
climatology for the first day of may. Convective temperatures in the 
mid 70s should be attainable, though widespread clouds and possible 
morning showers may help to tamp down surface-based instability. If 
storms can get going, then hail looks like the primary threat thanks 
to wbz heights around 8k feet. 


Showers and storms will push off to the east Sunday night. The 
forecast for the work week is something of a mess given significant 
disagreement among models. GFS is more or less a compromise among 
the GFS/ec/Gem, but cannot make any big changes to the forecast at 
this time given lack of strong support for any particular outcome. 


There has, though, been a consistent signal of deep upper troffing 
digging into the eastern United States for the second half of the 
upcoming week, providing US with cool temperatures. We'll see lows 
in some spots down into the 40s each morning Tuesday through Friday. 


&& 


Aviation (00z taf update)... 
updated at 722 PM EDT Fri Apr 29 2016 


Complex low pressure advancing from the Red River valley to the mid 
Mississippi Valley will throw several rounds of showers and 
thunderstorms at US through much of the taf period, likely beginning 
during the pre-dawn hours Saturday. Timing each round is a tricky 
deal, and for now will broadbrush with -shra and thunderstorms in the vicinity. As individual 
disturbances become more clear, timing and conditions will be fine- 
tuned in the forecast. 


&& 


Lmk watches/warnings/advisories... 
Kentucky...none. 
In...none. 
&& 


$$ 


Short term........kjd 
long term.........13 
aviation..........13 



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