The average high this time of year for Bowling Green is near 84 degrees. The high temperature over the next few days will remain several degrees above average, but a slight cool down by the weekend will bring temps back to near normal.
High’s today will top out around 90 degrees with an isolated thunderstorm possible. The best chances for rain will remain south and east of Bowling Green, but a 10% chance for a pop up shower seems like a good bet.
The Hi Resolution NAM tries to spit out some showers this afternoon in our area.
Temperatures will cool off into the upper 60s tonight with clear skies.
Thursday will be a few degrees warmer with a high temperature topping out in the low 90s. Rain chances will also be on the increase with a 20% chance for a thunderstorm across the area.
While the weekend doesn’t look like a total washout, rain is likely. The highest chance for rain will be Friday night through Saturday. However, Sunday will be quite dreamy with high temps in the low 80s and mostly sunny skies.
Long Term Forecast
In general, temperatures and precipitation will most likely remain above average for the next two weeks. The following maps from the Climate Prediction Center show the temperature and precipitation deviation from normal probabilities.
The first set of maps show the 6 – 10 day outlook.
These next sets of maps show the 8 – 14 day outlook.
The monthly outlook show near normal temperatures and precipitation should dominate the month.
Overall, September will start out a little warmer than average with the possibility for more rain than normal. The highest chances for above average rainfall will shift north and west by the end of the month and the above average temperatures will remain along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts.
7 Day Outlook
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light southeast wind.
Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south wind.
Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.