Summer-like temperatures and pleasant conditions will dominate the area Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Temperatures for Friday will be a bit warmer than today as the center of an area of high pressure moves into the Ohio River Valley. Temperatures around Bowling Green tomorrow will top out in the upper 80’s with a mix of scattered clouds and sun.
Below: Fri 2018-09-14 18Z 500mb Temp/Height/Wind
Warm temperatures will continue into Friday night with lows around the area hovering right around 70 degrees. Some models are hinting at some early morning fog on Saturday. If you plan on hitting the roads early in the morning, don’t rule out running into some fog, especially in the low lying areas. Saturday’s forecast looks just as good as Fridays, temperatures will top out in the upper 80’s.
Below: Sat 2018-09-15 21Z 2m Temperature
Bowling Green Forecast:
Tonight: Mostly clear skies, low right around 70 degrees, can’t rule out morning fog especially in the low lying areas
Friday: Mostly clear skies with scattered clouds developing in the afternoon, high temperature will be in the upper 80’s
Saturday: Mostly clear skies with scattered clouds developing in the afternoon, high temperature will be in the upper 80’s
Turn to the Tropics
Hurricane Florence is an extremely dangerous and life-threatening storm that is slowing down on it’s approach towards the Carolina Coastlines.
Below: Official National Hurricane Center forecast cone, updated Thursday 11 PM EDT
This monster of a storm is going to produce extended impacts along the Carolina Coastlines and the interior portions of North and South Carolina. Heavy rain, damaging winds, and storm surge is what to expect. Even though Florence’s category has lowered, the wind field has grown massive in size. Inland flooding from feet of rain and up to 13 feet of storm surge is what to expect and will produce life-threatening conditions.
Below: NOAA/NWS/NCEP/WPC Rainfall Forecast, updated Thursday 4:51 EDT
The remnants of Hurricane Florence will be watched carefully over the next few days when the storm moves over land.