Good Evening folks!
It is time to dust off your rain boots and umbrellas as rain chances come back into the picture over the next few days.
For the rest of this evening, scattered showers will persist for the next few hours. Otherwise, most of the region will be experiencing mostly cloudy skies with temperatures hovering in the lower 70’s.
Below: 21Z NAM Composite Reflectivity
The remnants of tropical storm Gordon will spread north into Missouri and Illinois heading into Friday. The first half of the day looks mostly dry with a few isolated showers around the region. Areas across the region that do experience sunshine will feel very soupy, dew point temperatures will hover in the low to mid 70’s. As the moisture from the remnants of Gordon move closer to the area later in the afternoon, showers will be on the increase. High temperatures for your Friday will be around 85 degrees.
Below: Fri 2018-09-07 18Z Dew Point Temperatures
Saturday looks like it could be a soggy one as the remnants of Gordon pushes just north of the Ohio River Valley. Showers and thunderstorms become more likely as the day goes on with a lot of available moisture in the atmosphere to work with. This is a problem in the afternoon with Cage the Elephant concert and WKU’s home opener football game.
Below: Sat 2018-09-08 21Z Composite Reflectivity
With rain chances becoming more likely during the afternoon hours on Saturday, models are still not in agreement with the exact timing of the rain and how much rain to expect. Stay tuned for further updates.
Bowling Green forecast:
Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies, low right around 70 degrees
Friday: Isolated showers in the morning, chances of rain increase in the afternoon, high temperature will be in the mid 80’s
Saturday: Shower and thunderstorm chances increase throughout the day, especially in the late afternoon and evening hours, high temperatures will be in the low 80’s