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Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

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24-hour rainfall through this morning

Published 2024-07-16

24-hour rainfall through the morning of July 16, 2024

July 9, 2024 Storm Summary...Updated 930 PM EDT 7/11

Published 2024-07-11

storm summary july 9, 2024

Preliminary tornado survey results from July 9 - Updated 7pm CDT 7/10

Published 2024-07-11

Preliminary tornado survey results from July 9

Lots of Wall Clouds Tuesday from the Remnants of Beryl

Published 2024-07-10

Lots of Wall Clouds Tuesday from the Remnants of Beryl

20th anniversary of Ohio Valley derecho

Published 2024-07-10

20th anniversary of Ohio Valley derecho

July 4th Tornado Summary

Published 2024-07-06

Summary of the 4th of July tornadoes that hit the Louisville Metro area and Crandall, IN in Harrison County.

June Summary

Published 2024-07-02

June 2024 summary

Moderate Drought Has Developed in Parts of Southern Indiana

Published 2024-06-30

Moderate Drought Has Developed in Parts of Southern Indiana

Historical Independence Day Weather

Published 2024-06-28

Historical Independence Day Weather

Lightning Safety Awareness Week: June 23-29 2024

Published 2024-06-22

Heat Safety, and How to Spot Heat Illness

Published 2024-06-21

Heat safety and how to spot heat illness

National Water Prediction Service (NWPS) Demo (replaces AHPS)

Published 2024-06-04

National Water Prediction Service (NWPS) Demo (replaces AHPS)

Sign up for the latest virtual Skywarn Storm Spotter Training

Published 2024-06-03

Regional virtual spotter talk given by NWS Indy on June 12th.

May Summary

Published 2024-06-02

May 2024 summary

Summer Safety

Published 2024-05-31

Summer Safety

NOAA predicts above-normal 2024 Atlantic hurricane season

Published 2024-05-29

NOAA predicts above-normal 2024 Atlantic hurricane season

May 26, 2024 Severe Weather Summary Webpage...Updated 6/1 at 7 AM

Published 2024-05-28

Review of severe weather on May 26, 2024

May 7-8, 2024 Severe Weather...Updated 10 PM 5/19

Published 2024-05-10

Review of tornadoes on evening of May 7, 2024

5-day rainfall totals

Published 2024-04-13

rainfall totals April 8 through 13 2024

24 hour precipitation ending around 7am EDT this morning

Published 2024-04-13

24hr precip ending 7am EDT April 13, 2024

Past Thunder/Oaks/Derby weather

Published 2024-04-13

Past Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and Thunder Over Louisville Weather

Event Summary Webpage of April 2 Storms

Published 2024-04-07

Event Summary for April 2, 2024 Storms

24 Observed Precipitation Ending at 8 AM EDT This Morning

Published 2024-04-01

24 Observed Precipitation Ending at 8 AM EDT This Morning

StoryMap Guide on the New NWPS Website (replaces AHPS)

Published 2024-03-25

StoryMap Guide on the New NWPS Website (Goes live this Wed 3/27!)

Ohio Valley Spring Outlook

Published 2024-03-21

Spring '24 outlook for the Ohio Valley

Climatological frost/freeze information

Published 2024-03-20

Climatological frost/freeze information

Flood Safety Week 2024

Published 2024-03-17

Flood Safety Week 2024

Eclipse Weather and Information

Published 2024-03-13

2024 eclipse weather and information

Spring starts at 11:06pm EDT (10:06pm CDT) March 19

Published 2024-03-12

As the earth spins on its axis, producing night and day, it also moves about the sun in an elliptical (elongated circle) orbit that requires about 365 1/4 days to complete. The earth's spin axis is tilted with respect to its orbital plane. This is what causes the seasons.

Historical St Patrick's Day Weather

Published 2024-03-10

Historical St Patrick's Day weather

Indiana Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week 2024

Published 2024-03-08

2023 was a warm year for many

Published 2024-03-01

2023 was a warm year for many

Find out how to tell the National Weather Service how much rain fell at *your* house

Published 2024-03-01

Join CoCoRaHS!

Winter Summary

Published 2024-03-01

Winter 2023-24 summary

February Summary

Published 2024-03-01

February 2024 summary

Kentucky Severe Weather Awareness Week: March 1-7, 2024

Published 2024-02-29

Check out our summary of NWS Louisville's accomplishments in 2023

Published 2024-02-14

2023 Shareholders Report

Why NWS forecasts refer to Washington's Birthday instead of Presidents Day

Published 2024-02-12

Why NWS forecasts refer to "Washington's Birthday" instead of Presidents Day

2024 Student Volunteer Applications Now Open! Deadline to apply is 11:59 pm EST Feb 29, 2024

Published 2024-02-12

February 10, 2024 Tornadoes and Straight Line Winds

Published 2024-02-11

NWS Louisville Skywarn Training Schedule for 2024 (Updated March 23)

Published 2024-01-28

Link to Skywarn training calendar

Drought Information Statement updated January 18

Published 2024-01-20

Drought Information Statement January 18, 2024

Local Storm Reports

Published 2024-01-19

Local Storm Reports

24 Hour Snowfall Totals ending Monday Morning

Published 2024-01-15

Monday morning 24 hour snowfall totals

30th anniversary of historic snow and cold

Published 2024-01-14

30th anniversary of historic January 1994 snow and cold

Severe drought expands across the area

Published 2024-01-05

Drought Information Statement January 4, 2024

December Summary

Published 2024-01-03

December 2023 summary

2023 year in review

Published 2024-01-03

2023 year in review

Here's a suggestion for a great New Year's resolution

Published 2023-12-26

CoCoRaHS new year's resolution

Santa Tracker

Published 2023-12-24

NORAD Santa Tracker

Updated Damage Survey Info from December 9th Tornadoes

Published 2023-12-20

Travel forecast and road conditions

Published 2023-12-19

Travel forecast and road conditions

24 Hour Rainfall - ending at 8 AM

Published 2023-12-17

24 Hour Rainfall - ending at 8 AM

December 9, 2023 Tornadoes (Last Updated 300 PM Friday 12/15/23)

Published 2023-12-11

A strong storm system moved through the eastern half of the United States from December 9th-11th, 2023. The storm system was supported by a broad upper level trough which deepened and amplified over the central and eastern CONUS on December 9th. At the surface, a cold front over the Mississippi Valley on the morning of the 9th gradually moved eastward across Kentucky and Tennessee.

Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week 2023

Published 2023-12-02

Autumn Summary

Published 2023-12-02

Autumn 2023 summary

November Summary

Published 2023-12-02

November 2023 summary

Looking for feedback on our new National Water Prediction Service (to replace the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service)

Published 2023-11-18

Looking for feedback on our new National Water Prediction Service (to replace the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service)

Fifth National Climate Assessment released

Published 2023-11-18

Fifth National Climate Assessment released

Historical Thanksgiving Weather

Published 2023-11-17

Historical Thanksgiving Weather

Latest Drought Summary and Outlook

Published 2023-11-16

Latest Drought Summary and Outlook

5th anniversary of unusual November freezing rain event

Published 2023-11-11

Anniversary of 2018 November ice

Historical Veterans Day weather

Published 2023-11-04

Historical Veterans Day weather

October Summary

Published 2023-11-01

October Summary 2023

Drought Information Statement

Published 2023-10-27

Drought Information Statement issued October 27, 2023

Winter Weather and Climate Outlook

Published 2023-10-26

The winter weather outlook for the upcoming 2023-2024 winter season

Updated Heavy Snow Criteria for Winter Storm Watches and Warnings for 2023-2024

Published 2023-10-25

The NWS has officially implemented updated criteria for Winter Storm Warnings for Heavy Snow for the winter season of 2023-2024 over the Contiguous United States. This new criteria serves as the basis for winter storm watches and warnings. The updates were made to improve decision support services, collaboration, and communication.

Our 2023 WRN Ambassador of Excellence: Iroquois Amphitheater

Published 2023-10-19

Our 2023 WRN Ambassador of Excellence: Iroquois Amphitheater

Click Here for the 24 Hour Rainfall Reports Across the Region!

Published 2023-10-14

New River Forecast Point at Mammoth Cave starting Oct 31, 2023

Published 2023-10-02

New River Forecast Point at Mammoth Cave starting Oct 31, 2023

September 2023 Summary

Published 2023-10-01

September 2023 summary

Drought Information Statement...Issued Sep 29, 2023

Published 2023-09-29

Drought Information Statement...Issued Sep 29, 2023

Autumn Begins at 2:50 am EDT/1:50 am CDT September 23

Published 2023-09-15

Autumn Begins at 2:50 am EDT/1:50 am CDT September 23

Outlook Tools to Help Diagnose Heat Potential

Published 2023-09-01

Outlook Tools to Help Diagnose Heat Potential

Summer Summary

Published 2023-09-01

Summer 2023 summary for southern Indiana and central Kentucky

August Summary

Published 2023-09-01

August 2023 summary

Spencer County, KY receives Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs

Published 2023-08-29

Spencer County, KY receives Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs

Historical Labor Day weather

Published 2023-08-28

Historical Labor Day weather

Updated Atlantic hurricane forecast for the remainder of the season

Published 2023-08-14

Updated Atlantic hurricane forecast for the remainder of the season

August 7th, 2023 Tornadoes and Damaging Winds

Published 2023-08-11

August 7th, 2023 Tornadoes and Damaging Winds across southern Indiana

Preliminary summary storm report for early morning storms August 7

Published 2023-08-08

Preliminary summary storm report for early morning storms August 7

New Kentucky Mesonet Site

Published 2023-08-04

New Kentucky Mesonet Site on the north side of Lexington

Madison County KY NOAA Weather Radio Return to Service

Published 2023-08-03

Madison County KY NOAA Weather Radio Return to Service

Madison County, KY receives Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs

Published 2023-08-02

Madison County, KY receives Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs

Summer Meteorology Students Work at NWS Louisville

Published 2023-07-31

Summer Meteorology Students work at NWS Louisville.

Local El Niño/La Niña webpage

Published 2023-07-16

Local ENSO page

El Niño Advisory

Published 2023-07-16

El Niño Advisory discussion

Summary of July 2, 2023 Tornadoes and Straight Line Winds

Published 2023-07-04

A Summary of Tornadoes and Wind Damage from July 2, 2023

June Summary

Published 2023-07-01

June 2023 summary

Drought Briefing, updated June 29

Published 2023-06-29

Latest Drought Briefing

June 25-26, 2023 Tornadoes & Damaging Winds

Published 2023-06-28

Severe storms possible Sunday

Published 2023-06-23

Briefing slide for possible severe weather Sunday June 25, 2023

25 Years of Citizen Science -- Join Us Today!

Published 2023-06-17

CoCoRaHS 25th anniversary

Summer Begins at 10:58 am EDT / 9:58 am CDT June 21

Published 2023-06-17

Summer Begins

Spring Summary

Published 2023-06-01

Spring 2023 summary

May Summary

Published 2023-06-01

May 2023 summary

NWS Louisville attends Tri-agency Meeting and Speaks with USGS Director Dr. Applegate

Published 2023-05-26

NWS Louisville attends Tri-agency Meeting and Speaks with USGS Director Dr. Applegate

NOAA's 2023 Hurricane Outlook

Published 2023-05-25

NOAA's 2023 Hurricane Outlook

Feedback Requested! Take the NWS Survey on the Display of Future Plain Language Headlines to Replace “Advisory” HERE...

Published 2023-05-23

Historical Memorial Day Weather

Published 2023-05-23

Historical Memorial Day Weather

Event Summary Webpage for May 7th Tornadoes and Straight Line Winds...Updated 7 AM Wed 5/10

Published 2023-05-09

Event Summary Webpage for May 7th Tornadoes and Straight Line Winds

April Summary

Published 2023-05-01

April 2023 summary

National Pediatric Heatstroke Prevention Day - May 1

Published 2023-04-26

El Niño Watch

Published 2023-04-24

El Niño Watch

Understanding Severe Thunderstorm Outlook Categories

Published 2023-04-23

Understanding Severe Thunderstorm Outlook Categories

25 Year Anniversary - Bowling Green Hailstorm

Published 2023-04-16

Summary of the April 5, 2023 Tornadoes and Wind Damage (Updated to add Perry County, IN EF-1)

Published 2023-04-06

Path map of April 5, 2023 tornadoes

No NWR tone alert test today

Published 2023-04-05

No NWR tone alert test today

Latest information regarding the April 1st, 2023 Jefferson/Shelby County Tornado

Published 2023-04-04

Damage Survey for Friday Night Storms

Published 2023-04-03

Damage Survey for Friday Night Storms

49th Anniversary of the Historic Tornado Outbreak Across the Region

Published 2023-04-03

49th Anniversary of the Historic Tornado Outbreak Across the Region

Climatological Frost and Freeze Information

Published 2023-04-01

Climatological Frost and Freeze Information

5th anniversary of First Day of Spring heavy snow

Published 2023-03-19

5th anniversary of First Day of Spring heavy snow

Set your clocks ahead 1 hour tonight

Published 2023-03-11

Set your clocks ahead

High wind event of March 3, 2023 -- Updated with Dubois County tornado

Published 2023-03-06

High wind event of March 3, 2023

Winter Summary

Published 2023-03-01

Winter 2022-23 summary

February Summary

Published 2023-03-01

February 2023 Summary

Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 1-7, 2023

Published 2023-02-27

Check out NWS Louisville's 2022 Shareholders Report!

Published 2023-02-27

2022 NWS Louisville Shareholders Report

5th anniversary of significant Ohio Valley flood

Published 2023-02-24

5th anniversary of significant Ohio Valley flood

NWS Louisville Skywarn Training - Updated for Spring 2023

Published 2023-02-21

Student Volunteer Applications Open Through Mar 1, 2023!

Published 2023-02-06

January Summary

Published 2023-02-03

January 2023 summary

25th Anniversary of February 1998 Snowstorm

Published 2023-02-03

25th anniversary of February 1998 snowstorm

24-hour precipitation ending at 7am EST this morning

Published 2023-01-29

24-hour precipitation ending at 7am EST this morning

24-Hour Precipitation Maps For This Morning

Published 2023-01-27

24-Hour Precipitation Maps For This Morning

January 25, 2023 Wind Gusts

Published 2023-01-26

January 25, 2023 Wind Gusts

Department of Commerce Gold Medal for Customer Service During Historic Tornado Outbreak

Published 2023-01-24

Department of Commerce Gold Medal for Customer Service During Historic Tornado Outbreak

Peak wind gusts from January 19

Published 2023-01-20

Peak wind gusts from January 19, 2023

Summary of our nation's weather in 2022

Published 2023-01-15

Summary of our nation's weather in 2022

Jan 12, 2023 Severe Weather Summary...Mercer Co. EF-1 Updated 1/19/23

Published 2023-01-13

The summary webpage of the Jan 12, 2023 severe weather event across central KY

Storm Reports from January 12

Published 2023-01-13

storm reports from January 12

Safety Information for Tonight's Strong Storm and Flooding Threat

Published 2023-01-03

Safety Information for Tonight's Strong Storm and Flooding Threat

December Summary

Published 2023-01-02

December 2022 summary

2022 Weather Year in Review for Central Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Published 2023-01-02

2022 weather year in review for central Kentucky and southern Indiana

Anniversary of New Year's Day 2022 Tornado Outbreak

Published 2022-12-29

Anniversary of New Year's Day 2022 Tornado Outbreak

Volunteer Madison Wallner Talks About Her Project This Fall

Published 2022-12-21

Volunteer Madison Wallner Talks About Her Project This Fall

Winter Begins at 4:48pm EST/3:48pm CST Wednesday, December 21

Published 2022-12-17

Winter Begins

Holiday Destination Forecasts and Road Conditions

Published 2022-12-17

Destination forecasts and road conditions

Interactive Map of Climatological White Christmas Probabilities

Published 2022-12-17

Interactive map of climatological white Christmas probabilities

24-hour Precipitation ending early this morning

Published 2022-12-10

24-hour Precipitation ending early this morning, December 10, 2022

24 Hour Rainfall Ending At 7 AM EST

Published 2022-12-09

24 Hour Rainfall Ending At 7 AM EST

1 Year Anniversary of the Dec 10-11, 2021 Tornado Outbreak

Published 2022-12-07

1 Year Anniversary of the Dec 10-11, 2021 Tornado Outbreak

Autumn 2022 Summary

Published 2022-12-02

Autumn 2022 summary

December 4th through 10th is Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week!

Published 2022-12-02

Kentucky winter awareness week content, created in 2022.

November 2022 Summary

Published 2022-12-02

November 2022 summary

24 Hour Precipitation Ending at 8 AM EDT/7 AM CDT This Morning

Published 2022-11-30

24 Hour Precipitation Ending at 8 AM EDT/7 AM CDT This Morning

Check Out The Peak Wind Gusts From The Region Yesterday

Published 2022-11-28

Check Out The Peak Wind Gusts From The Region Today

Today Is Snow Squall Awareness Day

Published 2022-11-21

Today Is Snow Squall Awareness Day

It's frost flower season

Published 2022-11-17

Frost Flowers

Snowfall Analysis - Nov 12, 2022

Published 2022-11-15

Understanding Probabilistic Snowfall Forecasts

Published 2022-11-02

This fact sheet has been developed to help users better understand probabilistic snowfall forecasts.

October Summary

Published 2022-11-01

October 2022 summary

Ohio Valley Winter Outlook

Published 2022-10-24

Ohio Valley Winter 2022-23 Outlook

Lexington Temperature Study

Published 2022-10-21

NWS student researcher Eric Carothers presented this Lexington Airport Temperature Study on 10/20/22. Results show a microclimate at KLEX. Sensor is reading w/in tolerance & monitored daily. Great discussion w/ our Lexington partners.

National Winter Outlook

Published 2022-10-21

New Winter Outlook Released for the 2022-2023 Season!

Most Of The Area Now In Moderate Drought

Published 2022-10-20

Most Of The Area Now In Moderate Drought

Drought Information Statement

Published 2022-10-16

Drought Information Statement

September Summary

Published 2022-10-02

September 2022 summary

How Is Your Region Doing With Annual Precipitation So Far?

Published 2022-09-30

How Is Your Region Doing With Annual Precipitation So Far?

REGISTER TODAY for the 2022 KenTenn Workshop!

Published 2022-09-20

Register for the 2022 KenTenn Workshop!

Check Out Our 2022 Ambassador Of Excellence!

Published 2022-09-20

Check Out Our 2022 Ambassador Of Excellence!

Rochester River Gauge Changes Coming Oct 6th

Published 2022-09-07

Rochester River Gauge Datum Changes Coming Oct 6th

Preliminary Local Storm Report Summary for September 3

Published 2022-09-04

Preliminary Local Storm Report Summary

Summer 2022 Summary

Published 2022-09-01

Summer 2022 summary

August 2022 Summary

Published 2022-09-01

August 2022 summary

NWR Errors

Published 2022-08-30

NWR Errors

Hurricane Andrew: 30 Year Anniversary

Published 2022-08-24

July Summary

Published 2022-08-01

July 2022 summary

24 hour Rainfall Totals Ending July 26, 2022 at 8AM EDT

Published 2022-07-26

24 hour Rainfall Totals Ending July 26, 2022 at 8AM EDT

24-Hour Observed Precipitation Analysis

Published 2022-07-01

24 hour Precipitation Map

June 2022 Summary

Published 2022-07-01

June 2022 Summary

Drought Update

Published 2022-06-24

The latest drought information

Drones Used for Routine Hydrology Surveys

Published 2022-06-22

Drones Used for Routine Hydrology Surveys

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Published 2022-06-17

Drought Early Warning update

Published 2022-06-17

Drought Early Warning update

85 mph storm winds in Adair County on May 26, 2022

Published 2022-06-04

85 mph storm winds in Adair County on May 26, 2022

Spring 2022 Summary

Published 2022-06-02

Spring 2022 summary

May 2022 Summary

Published 2022-06-01

May 2022 summary

Storm Damage Surveys Saturday

Published 2022-05-27

Planned damage surveys for Sat 5/28/22

97 MPH Macroburst in Southern Marion County on May 18, 2022

Published 2022-05-25

A macroburst caused significant wind damage in southern Marion County on May 18, 2022 with estimated peak winds of 97 mph. Ping pong ball size hail also fell during the downburst and caused significant siding damage.

Severe weather reports from May 19-20

Published 2022-05-20

Severe weather reports from May 19-20

May 19 2022 Tornado Surveys

Published 2022-05-19

These are our planned tornado surveys for today, May 19, 2022.

24-hour Rainfall Ending at 8am EDT May 14

Published 2022-05-14

24-hour Rainfall Ending at 8am EDT May 14

24-hour precipitation ending at 8am EDT May 6

Published 2022-05-06

24-hour precipitation ending at 8am EDT May 6

April 2022 Summary

Published 2022-05-01

April 2022 summary

10th anniversary of Louisville area hailstorm

Published 2022-04-28

10th anniversary of Louisville area hailstorm

April 13, 2022 Tornadoes - UPDATED 4/27 to Revise South Louisville Tornado Track

Published 2022-04-15

April 13, 2022 Tornadoes & Strong Winds

Damage Survey Update 4/14/2022 4pm

Published 2022-04-14

Damage Survey Update

Summary of Wind Reports from March 30th, 2022

Published 2022-03-31

Summary of Wind Reports from March 30th, 2022

Tornadoes and Severe Storms March 18-19, 2022

Published 2022-03-20

Severe Weather March 18-19, 2022.

Snowfall Reports From March 11-12, 2022

Published 2022-03-12

Snowfall reports from March 11-12, 2022

Indiana Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2022

Published 2022-03-06

2021 NWS Louisville Report to You, Our Shareholders

Published 2022-03-05

2021 Shareholders Report

10 Year Anniversary: March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak

Published 2022-03-02

10 Year Anniversary: March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak

Winter 2021-2022 Summary

Published 2022-03-01

Winter 2021-2022 Summary

February 2022 Summary

Published 2022-03-01

February 2022 Summary

Ekron NOAA Weather Radio transmitter

Published 2022-02-28

Ekron NOAA Weather Radio transmitter of the air

Kentucky Severe Weather Awareness Week: March 1-7, 2022

Published 2022-02-27

Summary of severe weather reports and Rainfall Amounts from February 17

Published 2022-02-18

Summary of severe weather reports from February 17

2022 Virtual Skywarn Schedule is Now Available

Published 2022-02-17

Have a business or work for an organization that is affected by climate? Please answer our survey!

Published 2022-02-13

Survey for climate customers

January 26-28, 2009 Historic Ice Storm and Heavy Snow

Published 2022-01-26

January 26-28, 2009 Historic Ice Storm and Heavy Snow

Citizens of Butler County -- we need your help

Published 2022-01-25

CoCoRaHS plea for Butler County

Individual State Climate Summaries

Published 2022-01-25

Individual state climate summaries

Public Comments Requested - Proposed Expansion of Partial County Alerting

Published 2022-01-22

Public comments on partial county alerting

Briefing Slides for Jan 19 Winter Weather (Updated 1/19 2PM)

Published 2022-01-19

Briefing Slides for Jan 19 Winter Weather (Updated 1/19 2PM)

2021 Year in Review

Published 2022-01-11

2021 Year in Review

January 6, 2022 Snow Summary

Published 2022-01-07

January 1, 2022 Tornado & Flooding Summary

Published 2022-01-03

Jan1_2022Tornadoes

Planned Damage Surveys Monday

Published 2021-12-19

Planned Damage Surveys Monday

Tornado Survey Results, Including NWS Drone Footage...Updated 1200 PM 12/24

Published 2021-12-13

Tornado Survey Results, Including NWS Drone Footage...Updated 1200 PM 12/24

Be prepared for the next time storms threaten

Published 2021-12-12

Be prepared for the next time storms threaten

Report Severe Weather HERE!

Published 2021-12-11

Report Severe Weather HERE!

Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs Awarded to Simpson Co., KY and Clark Co., IN

Published 2021-12-08

Turn Around Don't Drown Road Signs Awarded to Simpson Co., KY and Clark Co., IN

EF-1 Tornado in Frankfort Caught on Doorbell Camera

Published 2021-12-08

EF-1 Tornado in Frankfort Caught on Doorbell Camera

Event Summary for December 5-6th, including two tornadoes in Central Kentucky (updated 9pm 12/7/21)

Published 2021-12-06

Event Summary for December 5-6th, including Tornado in Stamping Ground, KY

NWS Storm Survey Planned for Stamping Ground, KY

Published 2021-12-06

Winter Weather Workshop For Area NWS Offices

Published 2021-12-01

Forecasters at regional NWS offices got together virtually to learn about new tools available to help us quickly look through lots of model data to pick out the potential for unusual or extreme events.

Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week 2021

Published 2021-12-01

Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week 2021

SKYWARN Recognition Day - December 4, 2021

Published 2021-11-27

Saturday December 4, 2021 is SKYWARN Recognition Day!

Click here for the 48 hour total precipitation numbers...

Published 2021-11-26

48-Hour Precipitation Maps Ending Monday 11/26 at 9:30 AM EST

Routine Weekly Test sent to Louisville NWR transmitter

Published 2021-11-22

Routine Weekly Test sent to Louisville NWR transmitter

Partial Lunar Eclipse Expected Early Friday Morning!

Published 2021-11-17

Partial Lunar Eclipse Expected Early Friday Morning!

2-pager: La Nina Impacts and Outlook for the Midwest/Ohio Valley

Published 2021-11-16

2-pager on La Nina in the Midwest and Ohio Valley, November 2021

Average Date of First Snowfall

Published 2021-11-11

Average Date of First Snowfall

Indiana Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2021

Published 2021-11-07

Indiana Winter Preparedness Week - November 7-13, 2021

October Summary

Published 2021-11-03

October 2021 summary

2021 Winter Ops Meeting

Published 2021-11-01

2021 Winter Ops Meeting

Local Winter Outlook for 2021-2022

Published 2021-10-24

U.S. Winter Outlook

Published 2021-10-23

U.S. Winter Outlook

Extension of Washington County Indiana EF-0 Tornado for 10/15/2021 Event

Published 2021-10-21

Storm Summary for Oct 15, 2021

La Nina Advisory

Published 2021-10-17

La Nina Advisory through early 2022

Simplification of NWS Louisville Flood Products starting on Nov 4th, 2021

Published 2021-10-05

Simplification of NWS Louisville Flood Products starting on Nov 4th, 2021

September 2021 Summary

Published 2021-10-01

September 2021 summary

Congratulations To This Year's Weather Ready Nation Ambassador Of Excellence!

Published 2021-09-21

Congratulations To This Year's Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence!

Total Precipitation from the past 48 hours

Published 2021-09-16

The NWS Louisville Office Celebrates 150 Years!

Published 2021-09-13

A brief history of the NWS Louisville Office in honor of our 150th Anniversary

Recreation and travel forecasts

Published 2021-09-04

Recreation and travel forecasts

Summer Summary

Published 2021-09-03

Summer 2021 summary

August Summary

Published 2021-09-03

August 2021 summary

Welcome New Meteorologist Chase Graham to Louisville

Published 2021-09-02

Welcome New Meteorologist Chase Graham to Louisville

Hurricane Ida

Published 2021-08-28

Hurricane Ida

Precipitation and Temperature Maps

Published 2021-08-28

Precipitation and Temperature Maps

Change to URL for national climate webpage

Published 2021-08-22

Change to URL for national climate webpage

48 Hour Precipitation Ending Friday Morning August 20 2021

Published 2021-08-20

48 Hour Precipitation Ending Friday Morning August 20 2021

New Meteorologist Adrian Lopez Lago at Louisville Office

Published 2021-08-16

New Meteorologist Adrian Lopez Lago at Louisville Office

National Hurricane Center Information And Updates

Published 2021-08-15

National Hurricane Center Information And Updates

Stay Safe in the Heat and Humidity

Published 2021-08-10

Stay Safe in the Heat and Humidity

July Summary

Published 2021-08-02

July 2021 summary

Simplificación de Peligros del SNM: Opciones de Mensajería en Lenguaje Sencillo

Published 2021-07-27

Simplificación de Peligros del SNM: Opciones de Mensajería en Lenguaje Sencillo

Changes to Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and Special Weather Statements Coming August 2

Published 2021-07-27

Changes to Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and Special Weather Statements Coming August 2

Smoke over the Ohio Valley

Published 2021-07-21

Why have our sunrise/sunsets looked reddish-orange?

La Niña Watch

Published 2021-07-10

La Niña Watch for Winter 2021-22

June 2021 Summary

Published 2021-07-01

June 2021 summary

Want To Help The NWS With Watch, Warning, and Advisory Products?

Published 2021-06-25

Want To Help The NWS With Watch, Warning, and Advisory Products?

10th anniversary of Churchill Downs/Louisville area tornadoes

Published 2021-06-21

10th anniversary of Churchill Downs tornadoes

Father of Meteorology

Published 2021-06-20

Father of Meteorology

Spring Summary

Published 2021-06-02

Spring 2021 summary

May Summary

Published 2021-06-01

May 2021 summary

25th anniversary of F4 tornado south of Louisville

Published 2021-05-26

25th anniversary of F4 tornado south of Louisville

The 1991-2020 normals have been released

Published 2021-05-18

The 1991-2020 normals have been released

Drone Video of the May 3, 2021 Tompkinsville EF-1 Tornado Path

Published 2021-05-12

Drone Video of the May 3, 2021 Tompkinsville EF-1 Tornado Path

Peak Gusts from the Mother's Day Wind Storm 5/9/2021

Published 2021-05-10

EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Monroe County May 3, 2021

Published 2021-05-04

EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Monroe County May 3, 2021

Severe Weather Potential May 3-4, 2021

Published 2021-05-03

Severe Weather Potential May 3-4, 2021

Storm Damage Survey in Monroe County

Published 2021-05-03

Storm Damage Survey in Monroe County

April Summary

Published 2021-05-01

April 2021 Summary

50th anniversary of killer F4 tornadoes in southern Kentucky

Published 2021-04-27

50th anniversary of killer F4 tornadoes in southern Kentucky

Snow Maps for April 21, 2021

Published 2021-04-21

Change to yearly total precipitation at Lexington

Published 2021-04-04

Change to yearly total precipitation at Lexington

47th anniversary of Super Outbreak

Published 2021-04-03

Super Outbreak anniversary

March Summary

Published 2021-04-01

March 2021 summary

Event Summary March 25, 2021

Published 2021-03-27

Event Summary March 25, 2021

Drone footage: ground swirls left in open field by EF-0 tornado

Published 2021-03-27

Drone footage: ground swirls left in open field by EF-0 Tornado

NWS Louisville Surveying Storm Damage Friday in Grayson and LaRue Counties

Published 2021-03-26

NWS Louisville will be conducting storm surveys today in Grayson County and LaRue County following yesterday's severe weather event.

Today, March 22, is World Water Day

Published 2021-03-22

World Water Day

Who will come out on top: Indiana or Kentucky?

Published 2021-03-12

CoCoRaHS training

2021 Severe Weather Roundtable

Published 2021-03-09

2021 Severe Weather Roundtable

Ohio River Flooding March 5, 2021

Published 2021-03-05

Drone footage of flooding

Published 2021-03-04

Drone footage of flooding

February 26-28, 2021 Heavy Rains Produce Flash Flooding and Significant River Flooding

Published 2021-03-03

Event Summary for February 26 through 28, 2021 Heavy Rain and EF1 Tornado in Clinton County

Clinton County Damage Survey March 2, 2021

Published 2021-03-01

The National Weather Service office in Louisville will be conducting a storm damage survey on March 2, 2021 in Clinton County, Kentucky.

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021

Published 2021-03-01

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021

Low Temperatures for Saturday February 20th

Published 2021-02-20

Recent increase in winter weather severity

Published 2021-02-19

Recent increase in winter weather severity

Today is National Weatherpersons Day

Published 2021-02-05

National Weatherpersons Day

Preliminary Snow Depth Maps from Monday Morning 02/01/2021

Published 2021-02-01

Preliminary Snow Depth Maps from Monday Morning 02/01/2021

Tutorial on using the new NWS radar display

Published 2021-01-30

Tutorial on using the new NWS radar display

2020 NWS Louisville Shareholders Report

Published 2021-01-30

2020 NWS Louisville Shareholders Report

Snowfall Maps from January 27, 2021

Published 2021-01-28

Snowfall maps and snowfall reports from January 27, 2021

Preliminary Snow Map from Jan 16, 2021

Published 2021-01-16

Preliminary Snow Map from Jan 16, 2021

Preliminary Snow Reports from Jan 16, 2021

Published 2021-01-16

Preliminary Snow Reports from Jan 16, 2021

December 2020 Summary

Published 2021-01-03

December 2020 Summary

Three-Day Rainfall Totals Ending 7 AM January 2, 2021

Published 2021-01-02

Three-Day Rainfall Totals Ending 7 AM January 2, 2021

2020 Year in Review

Published 2021-01-02

2020 year in review

Peak wind gusts from December 23-25, 2020

Published 2020-12-25

Peak wind gusts from December 23-25, 2020

Tell us how much snow you got

Published 2020-12-25

Public snow reports

Snow Accumulations Likely on Christmas Eve

Published 2020-12-23

The weather takes a wintry turn on Christmas Eve with rain changing to a brief wintry mix and then to all snow as temperatures plummet. Minor snow accumulations are possible across central Kentucky and southern Indiana, with the greatest snowfall potential across eastern Kentucky. The Bluegrass Region could see 1-3 inches of snow, with 2-3 inch totals most likely east of I-75.

FAQ and video tutorials for new radar page

Published 2020-12-18

FAQ and video tutorials for new radar page

Joe Sullivan, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, to Retire

Published 2020-12-11

Joe Sullivan, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Retires

It's Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky - Are You Prepared?

Published 2020-12-01

December 1-7 marks Winter Awareness Week in Kentucky. Are you prepared?

Average First Snow Dates

Published 2020-11-27

Average first snow dates

Two Day Rainfall Totals Ending November 26, 2020 at 7 AM

Published 2020-11-26

Two Day Rainfall Totals Ending November 26, 2020 at 7 AM

Peak Gusts November 25, 2020

Published 2020-11-26

Peak wind gusts on November 25, 2020

70th Anniversary of the Blizzard Bowl

Published 2020-11-24

70th anniversary of the Blizzard Bowl

Wind Gust Forecast November 25, 2020

Published 2020-11-24

Dangerous fire conditons today

Published 2020-11-19

Dangerous fire conditions November 19, 2020

Give Us Your Input on Our Frost/Freeze Products

Published 2020-11-17

Frost/freeze Product input

Peak Wind Gusts for Sunday November 15, 2020

Published 2020-11-15

Peak Wind Gusts for Sunday November 15, 2020

Probabilistic Snowfall Experiment

Published 2020-11-07

Probabilistic Snowfall Experiment

Peak wind gusts November 1, 2020

Published 2020-11-02

Peak wind gusts on November 1, 2020

Two Day Rainfall Totals Ending October 30, 2020

Published 2020-10-30

Two Day Rainfall Totals Ending October 30, 2020

Winter Weather Observing Training Sessions for Indiana CoCoRaHS observers

Published 2020-10-24

Winter Weather Observing Training for Indiana CoCoRaHS observers

100th anniversary of Dr. Fujita's birth

Published 2020-10-18

100th anniversary of Dr. Fujita's birth

Low temperatures this morning

Published 2020-10-17

Low temperatures on the morning of October 17, 2020

Winter Outlook

Published 2020-10-17

Winter 2020-2021 outlook

La Nina FAQ

Published 2020-10-10

La Nina FAQ

NWS Louisville To Begin Using Drones On Surveys!

Published 2020-10-07

NWS Louisville Will Begin Using Drones on Surveys.

NOAA Turns 50 Today!

Published 2020-10-03

NOAA's 50th birthday

September Summary

Published 2020-10-01

September 2020 summary

Flood-Only/High Water Forecasts to begin on the Cumberland River at Burkesville, KY on Oct 29, 2020

Published 2020-09-30

Flood-Only/High Water Forecasts to begin on the Cumberland River at Burkesville, KY on Oct 29, 2020

2020 Weather Ready Nation Amabassador of Excellence: White Squirrel Weather

Published 2020-09-21

2020 Weather Ready Nation Amabassador of Excellence: White Squirrel Weather

Are We In A Hail Drought?

Published 2020-09-16

Are We In A Hail Drought?

NWS's parent organization, NOAA, turns 50

Published 2020-09-14

NOAA turns 50

Learn About Weather Hazards Home or Away: Visit Our Fall Safety Website!

Published 2020-09-09

120th anniversary of the Great Galveston Hurricane

Published 2020-09-08

120th anniversary of the Great Galveston Hurricane

Summer Summary

Published 2020-09-01

Summer 2020 summary

August Summary

Published 2020-09-01

August 2020 Summary

July Summary

Published 2020-08-01

July 2020 summary

La Nina Watch

Published 2020-07-10

La Nina Watch for winter 2020-2021

Data outage at Bowman Field (LOU)

Published 2020-07-08

Data outage at Bowman Field (LOU)

Water Perspective: How much water is really there?

Published 2020-07-07

It takes several times the amount of water in normal flow to raise river levels only slightly.

24 Hour & 3 Day Precipitation Totals Ending the Morning of June 30, 2020

Published 2020-06-30

24 Hour & 3 Day Precipitation Totals Ending the Morning of June 30, 2020

2 Day Precipitation Total Ending 7 AM June 29, 2020

Published 2020-06-29

2 Day Precipitation Total Ending 7 AM June 29, 2020

Statewide Air Quality Warning for Kentucky

Published 2020-06-27

Statewide Air Quality Warning from CHFS

Join us TONIGHT at 7 PM EDT for our "A Day in the Life of the NWS" webinar! Click here to register!

Published 2020-06-25

Join us TONIGHT at 7 PM EDT for our "A Day in the Life of the NWS" webinar! Click here to register!

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Published 2020-06-23

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Spring Summary

Published 2020-06-02

Spring 2020 summary

May Summary

Published 2020-06-02

May 2020 summary

Weekly Radio Test Postponed

Published 2020-05-26

WeeklyRadioTestPostponed

Five Day Rainfall Totals Ending 7 AM Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Published 2020-05-20

Accumulated rainfall graphics for 5 days worth of rain, ending 7 AM May 20, 2020

What Causes Cold Air Funnels

Published 2020-05-20

What Causes Cold Air Funnels

Past Memorial Day Weather

Published 2020-05-18

Past Memorial Day weather

25th anniversary of Nicholasville Tornado

Published 2020-05-12

25th anniversary of the Nicholasville Tornado

50th anniversary of Lubbock, TX Tornado

Published 2020-05-11

50th anniversary of Lubbock Tornado

Unusually Cold May Weather

Published 2020-05-08

Unusually cold May weather

Damaging Freeze Expected Tomorrow Night

Published 2020-05-07

Damaging Freeze May 9, 2020

Freeze Likely Saturday Morning

Published 2020-05-06

Freeze likely May 9, 2020

April Summary

Published 2020-05-01

April 2020 summary

Peak Wind Gusts from Wednesday April 29, 2020

Published 2020-04-30

Peak Wind Gusts from Wednesday April 29, 2020

10th anniversary of May Day Flood

Published 2020-04-28

10th anniversary of May Day Flood

NWS Louisville and Wave 3 To Hold Virtual Spotter Training This Wednesday

Published 2020-04-28

NWS Louisville and Wave 3 To Hold Virtual Spotter Training This Wednesday

Mondy April 27, 2020 Morning Temperature and 24-Hour Precipitation Maps

Published 2020-04-27

Morning low temperature and 24-hour precipitation maps

Peak Wind Gusts from Tuesday April 21, 2020

Published 2020-04-21

Peak wind gusts across the region for Tuesday April 21, 2020

Peak wind gusts April 13, 2020

Published 2020-04-13

Peak wind gusts April 13, 2020

Briefing Slides for Severe Weather Tonight and Winds Monday... Updated 330 PM Sunday

Published 2020-04-12

Severe weather is possible tonight across the region. Then very windy conditions are expected Monday.

Summary of April 8, 2020, Severe Storms Including Nelson County Tornado

Published 2020-04-10

NWS Storm Survey Team Confirms a tornado in Nelson County and 90 MPH Straight-line Winds in Clark County, IN and Oldham County, KY.

NWS Damage Survey Today

Published 2020-04-10

NWS Damage Survey Today

March 2020 summary

Published 2020-04-01

March 2020 summary

130th Anniversary of the 1890 Louisville Tornado

Published 2020-03-26

130th anniversary of the 1890 Louisville tornado.

Indiana Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

Published 2020-03-15

Indiana Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

Be Sure To Watch The KET Severe Weather Call In Show Tonight

Published 2020-03-10

Be Sure To Watch The KET Severe Weather Call In Show Tonight

March 3rd Warren and Allen County Tornado and Straight Line Winds

Published 2020-03-04

WarrenAllenCountyTornadoStraightLineWinds

8th Anniversary of March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak (Henryville EF-4)

Published 2020-03-02

Anniversary of March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak (Henryville EF-4)

Winter 2019-2020 Summary

Published 2020-03-01

Winter 2019-2020 summary

February 2020 Summary

Published 2020-03-01

February 2020 summary

Website troubles

Published 2020-02-28

website troubles

Cold March?

Published 2020-02-21

Cold March 2020?

Saturday Morning Snow Depth at 7 AM

Published 2020-02-08

NWS Louisville's 2019 Shareholders Report

Published 2020-02-04

NWS Louisville's 2019 Shareholders Report

NWS Louisville Summer 2020 Volunteer Application

Published 2020-02-04

NWS Louisville Visits TRIMARC Operations Center

Published 2020-01-24

NWS Louisville Visits TRIMARC Operations Center

Observation Networks Used by the NWS

Published 2020-01-22

Observation networks used by the NWS

Incredible Cold January 19, 1994

Published 2020-01-19

Incredible cold January 19, 1994

African Americans in Meteorology

Published 2020-01-19

African-Americans in Meteorology

Peak Wind Gusts January 18, 2020

Published 2020-01-18

Peak Wind Gusts January 18, 2020

Saturday Morning Precipitation Maps

Published 2020-01-18

Saturday Morning Precipitation Maps

Damage survey today

Published 2020-01-13

Damage survey today in Monroe County

January 11, 2020 Damaging Wind, Storms, & Rainfall

Published 2020-01-12

January 11, 2020 Damaging Wind and Rainfall

2 Day Precipitation Totals ending Sunday Morning 01/12/2020

Published 2020-01-12

2 Day Precipitation Totals ending Sunday Morning 01/12/2020

Highest Wind Gusts From Saturday January 11, 2020

Published 2020-01-12

Highest Wind Gusts From Saturday January 11, 2020

Top 15 Local Weather Events 2010-2019

Published 2020-01-04

Top 15 local weather events from 2010-2019

2019 in Review

Published 2020-01-02

2019 in review

December 2019 Summary

Published 2020-01-02

December 2019 Summary

Peak Wind Gusts on Monday, December 30, 2019

Published 2019-12-30

NWS Radar Web Pages and Flash

Published 2019-12-19

NWS Radar Web Pages and Flash

Snow Plow Game

Published 2019-12-12

Snow Plow Game

Why are there echoes on the radar, but no snowfall?

Published 2019-12-10

Virga Explained

Learn Some Tips to be Ready for Winter Weather Driving

Published 2019-12-09

Learn Some Tips to be Ready for Winter Weather Driving

25 years since NWS Louisville's Doppler radar came on-line

Published 2019-12-03

25th anniversary of KLVX Doppler radar

Autumn 2019 Summary

Published 2019-12-03

Autumn 2019 summary

November 2019 Summary

Published 2019-12-03

November 2019 Summary

Weather Radio Test Today

Published 2019-11-27

NOAA Weather Radio test has been moved from Wednesday to Tuesday

Impact-Based Flash Flood Warnings coming Dec 1st!

Published 2019-11-19

Impact-Based Flash Flood Warnings coming Dec 1st!

One Year Anniversary of Unusual November Ice Event

Published 2019-11-13

One year anniversary of unusual November ice event

Snow Depth Ending 7 AM November 12, 2019

Published 2019-11-12

Snow Depth Ending 7 AM November 12, 2019

The cold front of November 11, 1911

Published 2019-11-10

The cold front of November 11, 1911

Climatological Snow Information

Published 2019-11-10

Climatological Snow Information

Experimental Probabilistic Snow Forecasts

Published 2019-11-10

Experimental Probabilistic Snow Forecasts

Rainfall over the last two days

Published 2019-11-08

2 Day Precipitation Maps

NWS Louisville Attends Snow Ready Press Conference

Published 2019-11-06

NWS Louisville Attends Snow Ready Press Conference

October Summary

Published 2019-11-01

October 2019 Summary

Football games that became legendary because of the weather

Published 2019-10-28

Football Weather

Remnants of Brief Tropical Storm Olga Affect the Ohio Valley

Published 2019-10-27

The remnants of Tropical Storm Olga packed quite the punch across parts of the Ohio Valley Saturday. A narrow corridor of damaging winds, associated with the core of that system, caused damage and power outages from near Hopkinsville, KY north to Owensboro, KY and Ferdinand, IN. Rainfall ahead of the system helped continue the improvement on the flash drought from September.

NWS Louisville Hosts Hydrology Related Presentations

Published 2019-10-24

NWS Louisville Hosts Hydrology Related Presentations

WKU Hosts NWS Louisville For Professional Development Workshop

Published 2019-10-24

WKU Hosts NWS Louisville For Professional Development Workshop

NWS Louisville Helping Out the Community

Published 2019-10-20

NWS Louisville helped with planting at the Parklands as well as with Dare to Care Food Bank, as part of the NWS Week of Service activities nationwide.

September Summary

Published 2019-10-01

September 2019 summary

Yet Another Day in the 90s

Published 2019-09-30

Maximum Temperatures Sunday September 29

Late Season 90s Continue in the Ohio Valley

Published 2019-09-29

Maximum Temperatures September 28, 2019

Widespread Late Season 90s in the Ohio Valley

Published 2019-09-28

Max Temps Fri September 27 2019

2019 Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence: Humana

Published 2019-09-18

2019 Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence: Humana

NWS Louisville Forecasters Attend National Weather Association Meeting in Huntsville

Published 2019-09-15

NWS meteorologists attend the Huntsville National Weather Association meeting last week in Huntsville, AL.

Scenes from this year's KenTenn Weather Workshop on November 16

Published 2019-09-14

Scenes from this year's KenTenn Weather Workshop on November 16

Summer Summary

Published 2019-09-01

Summer 2019 summary

August Summary

Published 2019-09-01

August 2019 summary

For the Latest Hurricane Dorian Info...Look Here

Published 2019-08-30

For the latest Hurricane Dorian information, go to this website...especially if you have any travel plans for the southeast U.S. this holiday weekend!

Three Day Precipitation Ending 28 August 2019

Published 2019-08-28

Three Day Precipitation Ending 28 August 2019

Humana Hosts NWS Louisville Weather Safety Presentation

Published 2019-08-23

Humana Hosts NWS Louisville for Weather Safety Presentation

NEW! August 4, 2009 Flash Flood Story Map

Published 2019-08-07

NEW! August 4, 2009 Flash Flood Story Map

Tuesday Evening Tone Tests Delayed

Published 2019-08-06

10th anniversary of Louisville Flash Flood Emergency

Published 2019-08-03

10th anniversary of Louisville Flash Flood Emergency

July Summary

Published 2019-08-03

July 2019 summary

Horse Cave NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter Out of Service

Published 2019-08-01

Heat Safety

Published 2019-07-17

Heat Safety

Fort Knox Radar down for maintenance

Published 2019-07-09

Fort Knox Radar down for maintenance

Inside Tornado Alley

Published 2019-07-09

Inside Tornado Alley

No NWR tone test this evening

Published 2019-07-02

No NWR tone test this evening

Total Solar Eclipse July 2, 2019 in South America

Published 2019-07-02

There will be a Total Solar Eclipse down in South America later this afternoon

June Summary

Published 2019-07-02

June 2019 summary

June 2019 Precipitation Totals

Published 2019-07-01

50th Anniversary of Red Boiling Springs Flood

Published 2019-06-23

50th anniversary of the Red Boiling Springs Flood

EF1 Tornadoes in Simpson and Allen Counties June 21

Published 2019-06-23

EF1 Tornadoes in Simpson and Allen Counties June 21

5 Day Accumulated Rainfall Maps

Published 2019-06-10

Spring Summary

Published 2019-06-01

Spring 2019 summary

May Summary

Published 2019-06-01

May 2019 summary

What Exactly Are PoPs?

Published 2019-05-31

What Exactly Are PoPs?

An amazing snowfall 125 years ago today

Published 2019-05-20

The Great May Snow of May 20, 1894

How to Get Our Forecasts on Your Mobile Device

Published 2019-05-13

How to get our forecasts in a format tailored for your mobile device.

Bowling Green NWR Transmitter on Half Power Tuesday

Published 2019-05-07

April Summary

Published 2019-05-01

April 2019 summary

Tuesday Evening Tone Test Postponed

Published 2019-04-23

EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Oldham County

Published 2019-04-13

A severe thunderstorm moving northeast across northern Kentucky produced an EF-1 tornado. The tornado tracked 8.3 miles across Oldham County doing damage mostly to the upper halves of several trees.

Today Marks the 45th Anniversary of the 1974 Super Outbreak

Published 2019-04-03

Today Marks the 45th Anniversary of the 1974 Super Outbreak

March 2019 Summary

Published 2019-04-01

March 2019 Summary

Brief EF0 Tornado in Washington County, Indiana March 14, 2019

Published 2019-03-17

Brief EF0 Tornado in Washington County, Indiana March 14, 2019

This Is the Last Day of Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week in Indiana

Published 2019-03-17

March 17-23, 2019 is Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week in Indiana

Spring Begins at 5:58pm EDT/4:58pm CDT March 20

Published 2019-03-15

Spring Begins at 5:58pm EDT/4:58pm CDT March 20

Highest Wind Gusts through 9 PM Thursday

Published 2019-03-15

Briefing Slides for Severe Weather This Afternoon and Evening (updated 4:00 AM EST Saturday)

Published 2019-03-09

Briefing Slides for Severe Weather This Afternoon and Evening (updated 400 AM EST Saturday)

Winter Weather Reporting Form

Published 2019-03-08

Want To See How We Are Recognizing Our WRN Ambassadors at NWS Louisville?

Published 2019-03-06

Want To See How We Are Recognizing Our Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors?

March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak (7 Year Anniversary)

Published 2019-03-02

Winter Summary

Published 2019-03-01

Winter 2018-19 summary

February Summary

Published 2019-03-01

February Summary

This Is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky

Published 2019-03-01

This Is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky

KET Severe Weather Call-In Show Tonight 8 to 9 PM

Published 2019-02-27

KET Severe Weather Call-In Show Tonight 8 to 9 PM

NWS Publications and Brochures

Published 2019-02-26

NWS Publications and Brochures

Two Heavy Rain Events Plus a Windy End to the Weekend

Published 2019-02-25

Two Heavy Rain Events Plus a Windy End to the Weekend

Weekend Rainfall Totals (2/22/19-2/24/19)

Published 2019-02-24

Weekend Rainfall Totals (2/22/19-2/24/19)

Summer 2019 Student Volunteer Application

Published 2019-02-18

February 15-16, 2019 Snow

Published 2019-02-17

12 Hour Highest Wind Gust Ending 8PM February 14, 2019

Published 2019-02-15

12 Hour Highest Wind Gust Ending 8PM February 14, 2019

Peak Wind Gusts 12 February 2019

Published 2019-02-13

Peak Wind Gusts 12 February 2019

Continued Widespread River Flooding...Updated 1 PM 2/12/19

Published 2019-02-09

Flood Threat Next Few Days

Peak Wind Gust Map 08 February 2019

Published 2019-02-08

Peak Wind Gust Map 08 February 2019

Four day Accumulation from 05 February through 08 February 2019

Published 2019-02-08

Four day Accumulation from 05 February through 08 February 2019

2018 Shareholders Report

Published 2019-02-04

2018 Shareholders Report

January 2019 Summary

Published 2019-02-02

January 2019 summary

Wednesday Morning Snow Depth

Published 2019-01-30

Winter Storm of Jan. 19, 2019 Summary Page

Published 2019-01-20

Details of the snow storm that came across the region the evening of Jan. 19, 2019.

10th Anniversary of the '09 Ice Storm

Published 2019-01-19

10th anniversary of the January 2009 ice storm

Highest Wind Gusts on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Published 2019-01-09

These are the peak wind gusts measured during the afternoon and evening hours of Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

24 Hour Highest Gust Ending 7AM January 8, 2019

Published 2019-01-08

24 Hour Highest Gust Ending 7AM January 8, 2019

2018 Review

Published 2019-01-02

2018 annual review

December Summary

Published 2019-01-02

December 2018 summary

NWS Damage Survey Team confirms EF-1 Tornado in Harrison County, IN

Published 2019-01-01

NWS Damage Survey Team confirms EF-1 Tornado in Harrison County, IN

Expect A Wet, Windy, and Potentially Stormy New Year's Eve

Published 2018-12-31

Expect A Wet, Windy, and Potentially Stormy New Year's Eve

December 8-9, 2018 Ice over Southern Kentucky (Updated 12/9 8pm)

Published 2018-12-09

December 8-9, 2018 Ice over Southern Kentucky

12 Hour Peak Wind Gust Ending 7PM December 2, 2018

Published 2018-12-03

12 Hour Peak Wind Gust Ending 7PM December 2, 2018

Autumn Summary

Published 2018-12-02

Autumn 2018 Summary

November Summary

Published 2018-12-02

November 2018 summary

Winter Weather Awareness

Published 2018-12-01

Winter Weather Awareness Week 2018

100th Anniversary of First Official Aviation Weather Forecast

Published 2018-11-30

100th Anniversary of First Official Aviation Weather Forecast

Check out our new temperature & precipitation graphs

Published 2018-11-26

New temperature and precipitation graphs

Strong Gusty Winds and Scattered Snow Showers Today

Published 2018-11-26

Strong Gusty Winds and Scattered Snow Showers Today

It had been 29 years since the last November glaze in Louisville

Published 2018-11-16

Unusual November icing in Louisville

Early Season Freezing Rain Event

Published 2018-11-16

An unusual freezing rain event impacted the region.

Does Early Season Measurable Snow Mean a Snowy Winter?

Published 2018-11-16

With the measurable snow Thursday, past similar years would indicate a good chance at a snowy winter.

Winter Weather Expected Tonight...Briefing Updated 4:45 PM EST

Published 2018-11-14

Severe Weather Summary for November 5, 2018

Published 2018-11-07

Damage Surveys Planned Today (Nov 6)

Published 2018-11-06

Damage Surveys Planned Today (Nov 6)

Report Severe Weather Here!!

Published 2018-11-05

Severe Weather Report Form

NWS Damage Survey Team confirms EF-1 Tornado in Hardin County (Updated 1145 AM 11/2/18)

Published 2018-11-01

NWS Damage Survey Team confirms EF-1 Tornado in Hardin County

October Summary

Published 2018-11-01

October 2018 summary

Rainy Halloween Expected...Briefing Updated 430 PM EDT

Published 2018-10-29

Rainy Halloween Expected

On Pace For Wettest Year On Record

Published 2018-10-27

On Pace For Wettest Year On Record

Why Frost Forms at Temperatures Above Freezing

Published 2018-10-23

Why Frost Forms at Temperatures Above Freezing

End of Growing Season and Frost/Freeze Program

Published 2018-10-22

End of Growing Season and Frost/Freeze Program

Please Take a Survey on Winter Weather Warning Simplification

Published 2018-10-18

Please Take a Survey on Winter Weather Warning Simplification

NOAA Winter Outlook

Published 2018-10-18

NOAA Winter Outlook

Is tornado frequency increasing in parts of the U.S.?

Published 2018-10-17

Is tornado frequency increasing in parts of the U.S.?

Summary of recent records broken or tied

Published 2018-10-11

Summary of records broken or tied October 2-10, 2018

2018 KenTenn Weather Workshop - Free and open to the public

Published 2018-10-09

Lexington, KY Records Its Warmest First Week of October on Record

Published 2018-10-08

Recap of the first week of October.

2nd Wettest October Day on Record in Lexington

Published 2018-10-05

2nd wettest October day on record in Lexington

September 2018 Summary

Published 2018-10-01

September 2018 Summary

National Wireless Emergency Alert Test TODAY at 2:18pm EDT/1:18pm CDT

Published 2018-09-26

National Wireless Emergency Alert Test October 3

Flooding Information and Safety

Published 2018-09-24

Flooding Information and Safety

Louisville NWR Transmitter Back in Service

Published 2018-09-21

Autumn Begins at 9:54pm EDT/8:54pm CDT September 22

Published 2018-09-18

Autumn Begins at 9:54pm EDT/8:54pm CDT September 22

10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ike

Published 2018-09-14

10th anniversary of Hurricane Ike

Up To Date Hurricane Florence Information

Published 2018-09-12

Up to date Hurricane Florence Information

Four Day Accumulation from 06 September through 10 September

Published 2018-09-10

Four Day Accumulation from 06 September through 10 September

Two EF-0 Tornadoes and Flooding September 8, 2018

Published 2018-09-10

Summary of severe weather on September 8, 2018

Planned Storm Surveys Today

Published 2018-09-09

Planned Storm Surveys on September 9, 2018

Flash Flood Potential This Weekend...Updated 4 AM Saturday

Published 2018-09-07

Flash Flood Potential This Weekend

Spring 2019 Volunteer Application

Published 2018-09-04

NWS Louisville is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 Student Volunteer Program.

Supercell in North Central Tennessee, As Seen By Local Cameras

Published 2018-09-02

Supercell in North Central Tennessee, As Seen By Local Cameras

Summer Summary

Published 2018-09-02

Summer 2018 Summary

August Summary

Published 2018-09-01

August 2018 summary

Louisville Had The 5th Wettest August Of All Time

Published 2018-09-01

Louisville Had The 5th Wettest August Of All Time

NWS Louisville at NWA Annual Meeting 2018

Published 2018-08-29

NWS Louisville at NWA Annual Meeting 2018

Hurricane Lane Approaching Hawaii

Published 2018-08-23

Hurricane Lane Approaching Hawaii

One Year Anniversary of the Total Solar Eclipse in Kentucky

Published 2018-08-21

One Year Anniversary of the Total Solar Eclipse in Kentucky

Perseid Meteor Shower and Cloud Cover Forecasting

Published 2018-08-10

Perseid Meteor Shower and Cloud Cover Forecasting

We Need Volunteers to Help Measure Precipitation!

Published 2018-08-08

We Need Volunteers to Help Measure Precipitation!

Anti-Crepuscular Rays Monday Morning in South Central Kentucky

Published 2018-08-06

Anti-Crepuscular Rays Monday Morning in South Central Kentucky

July Summary

Published 2018-08-01

July 2018 summary

Was It a Tornado or Not? Thunderstorm Winds Explained

Published 2018-07-24

Was It a Tornado or Not? Thunderstorm Winds Explained

Damaging Wind, Large Hail, and 4 Confirmed Tornadoes from July 20, 2018 - Updated July 24

Published 2018-07-22

Damaging Wind, Large Hail, and 4 Confirmed Tornadoes from July 20, 2018

Storm Reports From Friday, Damage Survey Underway

Published 2018-07-21

Storm Reports From Friday, Damage Surveys Still Underway

Severe Weather Safety

Published 2018-07-18

Severe weather safety

NWS Louisville Participates In Sports Safety Conference

Published 2018-07-12

sports safety conference

NWS Summary for 07/05/2018 Damaging Wind Event in Taylor County KY

Published 2018-07-06

Look Before You Lock

Published 2018-07-03

Look Before You Lock

June Summary

Published 2018-07-01

June 2018 summary

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Published 2018-06-29

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Storm Summary for June 26, 2018

Published 2018-06-27

Damage Survey Planned Today In Jefferson/Oldham Counties

Published 2018-06-27

Damage Survey

Summary of June 25, 2018 Storms

Published 2018-06-26

Summary of June 25hth, 2018 Storms

Do You Know Where You Are On A Map?

Published 2018-06-21

When we issue any type of warning, we usually do it for a given area. If one were issued and you saw it on a map, could you find your location on that map? Use the information here to help figure that out.

Summer Heat Safety Tips and Resources

Published 2018-06-13

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook and Name List

Published 2018-06-06

2018 Hurricane Season Outlook and Name List

Spring 2018 Summary

Published 2018-06-02

Spring 2018 summary

May Summary

Published 2018-06-02

May 2018 summary

Summer Safety Campaign

Published 2018-06-01

Summer Safety Campaign

Record Warmth for May Continues

Published 2018-05-23

Record warmth for May continues. The average temperature for May 1-22 is the number one warmest for Louisville and Lexington and number 2 for Bowling Green.

Elizabethtown NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter Maintenance

Published 2018-05-18

Elizabethtown NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter Maintenance

Does This May Really Feel Like June?

Published 2018-05-18

Record Warmest First Half of May on Record

Published 2018-05-15

While there have not been many records, the persistence of above-normal temperatures so far this month has translated to the warmest first half of May on record for Louisville.

2018 Kentucky Derby Wettest Ever

Published 2018-05-06

April Summary

Published 2018-05-01

April 2018 summary

Peak Wind Gusts on April 18

Published 2018-04-19

Bellarmine University Recognized as StormReady

Published 2018-04-16

Preventative Maintenance on a Couple of NWR Transmitters This Morning.

Published 2018-04-13

The Elizabethtown and Ekron transmitters may briefly go down for preventative maintenance this morning.

High Temperatures Today

Published 2018-04-13

High Temperatures April 12, 2018

Become a Citizen Scientist! Join CoCoRaHS today!

Published 2018-04-12

Join CoCoRaHS!

Citizen Scientists -- the Power of the Crowd

Published 2018-04-12

Citizen Scientists -- the Power of the Crowd

Severe Weather Summary For April 3, 2018 - Updated 11 PM 4/6

Published 2018-04-04

March 2018 Summary

Published 2018-04-01

March 2018 summary

Three Day Rainfall through Friday Morning

Published 2018-03-30

2017 Shareholders Report

Published 2018-03-29

2017 Shareholders Report

Two Day Rainfall through Thursday Morning

Published 2018-03-29

Latest River Levels and Forecasts

Published 2018-03-29

Two Day Precipitation Maps through Sunday Morning

Published 2018-03-25

Winter Weather Potential - Briefing Updated 24 March 2018 at 415 AM EDT

Published 2018-03-23

Summary of March 20-21, 2018 Winter Storm

Published 2018-03-22

Snow Depth and Precipitation Maps for March 21

Published 2018-03-21

Indiana Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week

Published 2018-03-18

Indiana Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week

Spring Climate Outlook

Published 2018-03-16

Spring 2018 climate outlook

Winter Storm Summary for March 11-12, 2018

Published 2018-03-12

Winter Storm Summary for March 11-12, 2018

25th anniversary of the Storm of the Century

Published 2018-03-12

25th anniversary of the Storm of the Century

Saturday Morning Snow Depth

Published 2018-03-10

Peak Wind Gusts March 6

Published 2018-03-07

Peak Wind Gusts March 6

Elizabethtown NWR Transmitter Down for Maintenance

Published 2018-03-06

Winter 2017-18 Summary

Published 2018-03-05

Winter 2017-18 Summary

February 2018 Summary

Published 2018-03-05

February 2018 summary

March 1-7, 2018 is Kentucky Severe Weather Awareness Week

Published 2018-03-02

NWS Louisville Seeking Students for Summer 2018 Volunteer Program

Published 2018-03-02

NWS Louisville Seeking Students for Summer 2018 Volunteer Program

Highest Wind Gusts March 1

Published 2018-03-02

Highest Wind Gusts March 1

7 Tornadoes Confirmed From February 24-25, 2018 Severe Weather

Published 2018-02-26

Five Day Rainfall Total

Published 2018-02-25

View Our Latest Storm Reports

Published 2018-02-24

View Our Latest Storm Reports

Four Day Accumulated Rainfall Maps

Published 2018-02-24

Highest Wind Gusts Since Tuesday Morning

Published 2018-02-21

Highest Wind Gusts through Tuesday Morning

Published 2018-02-20

NWS Louisville speaks at KCJEA Annual Winter Conference

Published 2018-02-07

NWS Louisville speaks at KCJEA Annual Winter Conference

Winter Weather Reporting Form

Published 2018-02-07

Winter Weather reporting Form

Chances for Snow Again This Evening

Published 2018-02-04

Those attending parties may want to prepare for another round of snow showers this evening.

January 2018 Summary

Published 2018-02-03

January 2018 Summary

Winter Weather Reporting Form

Published 2018-02-02

Enter your snow depth from yesterday here.

Highest Wind Gusts January 31, 2018

Published 2018-02-01

Highest Wind Gusts January 31, 2018

2017 Costliest Year on Record with 16 Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

Published 2018-01-26

Where Can I Find Images From The New Satellite?

Published 2018-01-25

How to find access to the latest satellite imagery across the Midwest

Highest Wind Gusts Since Monday Morning

Published 2018-01-23

Preliminary Snowfall Totals for January 15-16, 2018 Winter Storm

Published 2018-01-17

Preliminary Snowfall Totals for January 15-16, 2018 Winter Storm

Winter Weather Reporting Form Jan 16, 2018

Published 2018-01-16

As you wake up this morning, please take a moment to report your snow depth. Try and take it away from buildings, in an open field on a grassy surface. Thanks!

Sunday Morning Low Temperatures and Snow Depth

Published 2018-01-14

Summary of the January 12-13, 2018 Winter Storm

Published 2018-01-14

Summary of the January 12-13, 2018 Winter Storm

Snow Tapering Off Late...Cold and Wind Continue

Published 2018-01-13

Snow will taper off late, but it will stay cold and windy.

2017 Precipitation Totals Graphed

Published 2018-01-05

2017 Precipitation Totals Graphed

2017 Year in Review

Published 2018-01-05

2017 Year in Review

December 2017 Summary

Published 2018-01-05

December 2017 Summary

Four Retire from NWS Louisville

Published 2018-01-05

Four long-time NWS staffers retire at the start of 2018

24 Hour Minimum Temperature Ending at 7 AM

Published 2017-12-27

24 Hour Minimum Temperature Ending at 7 AM

50th Anniversary of the Ice Bowl

Published 2017-12-27

50th anniversary of the Ice Bowl

Two Day Rainfall Ending Sunday Morning

Published 2017-12-24

24 Hour Precipitation ending at 7 am Thursday December 21st

Published 2017-12-21

24 Hour Precipitation ending at 7 am Wednesday December 20th

Published 2017-12-20

Probabilistic Snowfall Forecast for Southern Indiana and Central Kentucky

Published 2017-12-20

Winter Begins at 11:28am EST (10:28am CST) Thursday, December 21

Published 2017-12-16

Winter Begins at 11:28am EST (10:28am CST) Thursday, December 21

Thunderstorm and Severe Weather Talks at New Castle Elementary

Published 2017-12-12

Hydrologist gives talks at elementary school

IU Southeast Recognized As StormReady University

Published 2017-12-11

The Brutal Winter Weather of December 1917 - January 1918

Published 2017-12-01

The Brutal Winter Weather of December 1917 - January 1918

Climatological Cloud Information for the Eclipse

Published 2017-08-01

Climatological Cloud Information for the Eclipse

Severe Weather June 23, 2017

Published 2017-06-24

Fifth Anniversary of Historic Derecho

Published 2017-06-24

Fifth Anniversary of Historic Derecho