Near-record temperatures will continue to bake the region today and tomorrow, with readings near 100° and a heat index of 105°.
Temperatures will climb to near 100° this afternoon, and relief in the form of thunderstorms will be slim. Only a stray storm is possible.
On Central KY's record hottest July 5th, explosive thunderstorms have led to wind damage in southern & eastern KY. 1 injury has been reported.
The record heat will continue today with highs near 99°. Isolated thunderstorms will occur in some spots, and they could become strong.
Temperatures will soar back into the upper 90s with stray storms still possible.
The scorching heat will continue through the holiday, and even into the weekend. Only a few isolated thunderstorms will occur.
Sweltering heat and humidity will continue for several more days. This July 4th will be very hot with highs near 96 and stray t-storms.
We're expecting high temperatures in the upper 90s but it is still going to feel like triple digit heat for the next several days.