Today 7/25– Mostly Sunny – High 85° / Tonight – Partly Cloudy – Low 68°
6am 61º – 9am 73º – 12pm 81º – 3pm 85º – 6pm 83º
The weather for today looks pretty darn good with warm temperatures reaching the low to mid 80s across the area and more comfortable humidity values as well. The passing front from Wednesday evening and associated area of high pressure still helping to keep things under control for now. Here's our surface map for 1pm today:
This evening and tonight looks great with partly cloudy skies and temperatures falling into the upper 60s across the region. A great way to bring in the weekend!
Saturday 7/26– Mostly Sunny – High 93° / Saturday Night – Iso'd T-storms – Low 73°
Model guidance has high pressure drifting east for Saturday and southerly flow kicking into gear, temperatures and dewpoints will be on the increase throughout the day ahead of our next storm system approaching from the northwest. Late afternoon hours will be the warmest with heat indices approaching 100 contingent to any showers that my pop-up, which can't be ruled out at this point. A pretty sultry evening indeed.
Overnight Saturday could bring some thunderstorm and shower activity as necessary dynamics begin to approach the Ohio Valley with the next storm system. A frontal boundary and upper level winds will add to the chances of precipitation overnight, but most activity will stay to our north. Expect continued southerly flow and lows in the low 70s.
Sunday 7/27– Chance of Rain & T'storms – High 95° / Sunday Night – Chance of Thunderstorms– Low 74°
Sunday will be our biggest threat for interesting weather as more organized areas of thunderstorms are expected with the upper level support and frontal boundary entering the region. The chance for storms and precipitation will be all throughout the day but the best bet for activity will be in the afternoon and evening hours with the highest levels of convective energy available.
GFS has us pretty darn warm Sunday afternoon:
Model guidance indicates a round of storms possible around lunch time for Bowling Green and could play a huge role on storm development later into the day. However, upper level dynamics kick into high gear later and could instigate more development.
GFS and NAM both suggest a shortwave entering the area late Sunday night, which could mean the chance for two rounds of storms. Here's a duo map of 700mb heights and winds, and NAM suggested radar reflectivity for 10pm Sunday night:
The Storm Prediction Center is keeping any eye on our area as well, here's their current Day 3 Outlook including Bowling Green in the Slight Risk area:
Regardless, thunderstorms are expected Sunday, some of which will be severe. Please pay attention to the weather and exercise common sense and weather safety when necessary. And of course, stay tuned here for updated forecasts as time goes on as they will change.
That sums it up for now. Be sure to stay up to date with all your real time weather info @WxOrNotBG on Twitter. Have a great Friday!