Look for storms to increase from the west the rest of the afternoon. Heavy rain, strong winds and lightning are the main threats.
It's a daunting task. President Obama says he wants all Americans to have access to the Internet with "universal broadband," but lawmakers may have to turn only to Kentucky for a solution.
The bluegrass state is home to an innovative program called "Connect Kentucky." It's a non-profit program that works with people and state agencies to increase access to high-speed Internet service.
The program relies on volunteers to map and test areas for broadband service.