Gusty Winds & Record High Temps Forecast for Today

A tight pressure gradient exits over the area shown below by the tightly packed light blue lines across the Ohio Valley.  This gradient will cause southwest winds to gust to around 35 mph this afternoon! 

Strong southwest winds combined with mostly sunny skies will cause record high temperatures to be reached over much of the area today.

  Today's Forecast Highs Record Highs
Louisville 89 84 (1977 and 1930)
Bowling Green 89 90 (1995)
Lexington 87 82 (1978)
Frankfort 88 84 (2001 and 1919)

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