Feeling like fall on this Friday, last weekend of summer!

Published: Sep. 18, 2020 at 7:37 AM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - To close out the last week of summer, mother nature decides to rush into the upcoming season a little early!

Today will be much cooler than normal (10-15 degrees roughly) as highs will only be in the mid-to-lower 70s. Dew points, the measure of the moisture in the air, will only be in the 50s this morning and fall to the 40s by the afternoon! That indicates very dry conditions which will be good for folks who need to do outdoor chores. It’ll also be good for outdoor sports, particularly football. The next few evenings and mornings will be chilly, so if you are attending a football game or any later activity, grab a light jacket as you’ll need it! Highs will be in the mid-to-low 70s (and even a few upper 60s!!) and lows will be in the mid-to-upper 40s over the next couple of days. Temperatures will start to rise in the upper 70s to low 80s as we head into the middle of next week.

Tuesday, September 22, at 8:31 a.m. local time, the Autumnal Equinox occurs! This is called an “equinox” because it means equal day and night, specifically for the Equator. After Tuesday, there will be more hours in the night than the day at the Equator -- for Bowling Green there will be more night hours than daylight hours starting on September 26. Speaking of the end of the month, long range computer models indicate that we will see temperatures near to slightly above average in the region with continued below average precipitation. This could be good for some harvesters who are trying to get a head start on crops or hay. If anything changes we will keep you posted right here on WBKO - 13 News on the air, online and on our mobile weather app!

It will be a fantastic day to be on the green, though it will be a little breezy!
It will be a fantastic day to be on the green, though it will be a little breezy!(WBKO)

Bowling Green 3 day forecast:

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Breezy & cooler. High 73. Low 48. Winds N at 13 mph.

SATURDAY: Sunny. Cool. High 71. Low 47. Winds NE at 9 mph.

SUNDAY: Sunny. Cool. High 74. Low 50. Winds E at 7 mph.

Friday’s Climate Info for Bowling Green:

Record High Today: 100 (1931)

Record Low Today: 35 (1903)

Normal High: 81

Normal Low: 57

Sunrise: 6:31 a.m.

Sunset: 6:48 p.m.

UV Index: 6 (High) - Burn Time if Unprotected: 30 minutes

Air Quality: Good / Good (Ozone Count: 32 / Small Particulate Matter: 33)

Pollen Forecast:

Weeds: Moderate (4.7)

Grass: Low

Trees: Low

Mold: Low

Thursday’s Climate Info for Bowling Green:

Yesterday’s High: 83

Yesterday’s Low: 65

Yesterday’s Precip: 0.00″

Monthly Precip: 1.51 (-0.72″)

Yearly Precip: 45.45″ (+9.66″)

Yesterday’s Snowfall: 0.0″

Seasonal Snowfall: 0.0″

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