Thursday Bowling Green Weather Update

Real-time Bowling Green weather radar:

Today, 7/9 – Partly Sunny; Scat’d Showers and Storms – High 88˚ / Tonight – Partly Cloudy; Scat’d Showers & Storms- Low 69˚

Good morning, Bowling Green! As a low pressure system moves northeastward from Illinois up through Pennsylvania, a trailing cold front will allow for the possibility of some showers and storms today. As of 6am, we’re already seeing light showers roll northeast across the northern tier of the area.

Thursday 1PM
WPC Surface Map, Valid 1PM Thursday, via NOAA

The latest models show most of the rain remaining to our north, along the axis of the front, but that does not rule out some scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day for us. These scattered rain chances will continue into the overnight hours, where they may pick up a bit around midnight.

As for temperatures, we’ll see a high in the upper-80s in the afternoon, with strong gusty winds from the west and some high dew points (AKA – humid). Overnight, temperatures will drop to around 70° with winds becoming calm.

Friday, 7/10 – Mostly Sunny – High 89˚ / Friday Night – Partly Cloudy – Low 72˚

Friday looks to be mostly dry for Bowling Green, with just the slightest chance for an isolated pop-up. Counties to the north and east of ours could see a bit more rain Friday afternoon, but the rain received today and tomorrow will definitely be scattered – no washouts expected.

Friday 7AM
WPC Surface Map, Valid 7AM Friday, via NOAA

Ridging in the upper-atmosphere will build Friday and into Friday night, meaning that temperatures will remain warm and the air will feel quite muggy… Temperatures at or around 90° are expected Friday, with lows remaining in the low 70s overnight.

Saturday, 7/11 – Mostly Sunny – High 92˚ / Saturday Night – Partly Cloudy- Low 75˚

Ridging will continue to build into the weekend, keeping temperatures warm. Once again, rain will be situated to our north and east, but our area looks to remain dry! We’ll see a mixture of clouds and sun, with partly cloudy/mostly sunny skies for our weekend!

Saturday 4PM
NAM Temperature Map, Valid 4PM Saturday, via NOAA

While it may be staying dry in Bowling Green, the air will feel quite wet. That summertime humidity is here to stay, with dew points in the 70s… That’s muggy. And when high dew points combine with warm temperatures, the heat indices will reflect that it is going to feel much warmer than the actual temperature here in Bowling Green. So enjoy your weekend, but as always, stay smart.

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As always, stay in touch with @WxOrNotBG , @wkuCHAOS, and @WarrenCountyWx for the latest real-time weather info. Have a great day!