Warming Trend Continues With Rain Possible

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 1/30 11:36 pm
Midnight Update:  Temperatures have remained in the 30s so far tonight, thanks to steady southerly winds.  Overnight low temperatures will fall to around 24 degrees, which will be cold, yet not as frigid as the past few mornings.  Mostly cloudy skies will continue for Friday, with the chance for a few isolated rain showers, possibly mixed with some sleet.  Friday will feature seasonal high temperatures around 40 degrees.  Temperatures get even warmer for Saturday, with a high of 52 degrees.  There will be a chance for scattered rain showers through the day Saturday, with the best chance for rain overnight Saturday into Sunday.  A cold front will move through on Sunday, bringing more rain chances, with some sleet and snow mixing in as the precipitation diminishes Sunday afternoon.  Sunday afternoon high temperatures will be around 36 degrees.  Another chance for snow will return Sunday night into Monday morning, as a weather disturbance approaches the region from the south. 
A warming trend continues as we approach the weekend, with rain, sleet, and snow possible in the coming week. Our warmest day coming up will be Saturday, with high temperatures around 52 degrees! A few isolated rain showers mixed with some sleet will be possible late Friday, with scattered rain showers possible Saturday. Better chances for a rain to wintry mix will be on Sunday. Light accumulating snow will be possible Sunday night into Monday morning, potentially making for a messy Monday morning commute.

TONIGHT: More clouds return to the region, giving us mostly cloudy skies, with overnight low temperatures around 24 degrees.

FRIDAY: Temperatures get a little milder for Friday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high of 40 degrees. There will be a chance for a few late day rain showers, possibly mixed with some snow or sleet into Friday evening.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies will continue with the chance for a few rain showers. Overnight low temperatures will be around 35 degrees by daybreak Saturday.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy skies will continue with the chance for scattered rain showers during the day. The best chance for rain looks to be across the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, as a stalled cold front will be lingering to our northwest. Saturday will be our warmest day of the extended forecast, with a high of 52 degrees.

SUNDAY (Superbowl Sunday & Groundhog Day): A cold front will move through Saturday night into early Sunday, bringing colder air into the region and a better chance for a wintry mix. More rain showers look to develop Saturday night, with a transition to freezing rain, sleet, and snow early Sunday. Sunday morning low temperatures will be around 30 degrees, with an afternoon high of 36 degrees. The wintry mix looks to diminish through Sunday afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Another weather disturbance will move into the region from the south, and with cold air over the region, give us the chance for snow showers with light accumulations into Monday morning. Sunday night into Monday morning low temperatures will be around 20 degrees.

MONDAY: Most of the snow looks to happen earlier in the day Monday, with diminishing precipitation and cloud cover into the afternoon. Monday afternoon high temperatures will be around 34 degrees.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY: Active weather continues through midweek next week, with some weather models showing a potent weather system for Kentucky. At this point, Tuesday looks to have freezing rain and rain, which will transition to a wintry mix and snow for Wednesday. High temperatures will be around 37 degrees Tuesday and 34 degrees on Wednesday. Weather models show another weather disturbance moving into the region for the end of next week, bringing another chance for wintry precipitation.

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