Staying Cold For Thursday, Seasonal By Friday

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 3/12 11:31 pm
Midnight Update:  Light snow showers are lingering mainly for Eastern Kentucky.  Snow will taper off with clearing skies by daybreak Thursday.  Mostly sunny skies return for Thursday with high temperatures only reaching 37 degrees.  Winds turn out of the south on Friday, which will help temperatures get back into the upper 50s.  Temperatures remain in the 50s for the start of the weekend, with lower 40s returning for Sunday and Monday.  There a chance for a little rain on Saturday, and a possible wintry mix for Sunday into early Monday.
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Light snow showers will continue for early tonight, as colder air continues to move into the region. It will be another cold day for Thursday, with more sunshine returning. Seasonal temperatures return by Friday, with highs back into the mid to upper 50s.

TONIGHT: Light snow showers will taper off early tonight, with only a dusting or less for most locations. However, the higher elevations of Eastern Kentucky, especially in Harlan, Letcher, and Pike counties, could pick up one to two inches of snow. Any wet or slushy accumulations could create icy spots by early Thursday morning, as morning low temperatures fall to around 16 degrees.

THURSDAY: Our chilly weather will continue for Thursday, with more sunshine returning by Thursday afternoon, with a high of 37 degrees.

FRIDAY: After a cold midweek, more seasonal temperatures return by Friday, as winds turn out of the south, and help temperatures warm to around 57 degrees by Friday afternoon.

WEEKEND: Temperatures will be around 55 degrees for Saturday, with the chance for a few scattered rain showers, as a cold front moves through. Sunday will be a little colder, with a high of 42 degrees, and the chance for a little wintry mix.

NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will be in the lower 40s for St. Patrick’s Day Monday, with the chance for a little wintry mix early in the day. Seasonal temperatures return by next Tuesday, with highs around 56 degrees.

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