Rain Showers For Tonight, Much Cooler Thursday

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Updated: 11/07/2013 12:14 am
Midnight Update:  Light to moderate rain showers have been moving into Central and Eastern Kentucky tonight, and the Lexington Metro area has already received anywhere from a quarter to half an inch of rainfall. Rain showers will continue overnight into the early morning hours of Thursday.  We will start off Thursday with mostly cloudy skies, and some lingering rain showers east of I-75; yet skies will clear through the day, with mostly sunny skies expected by the afternoon.  Thursday will be noticeably colder, with a high of 51 degrees.  Thursday night into Friday morning will feature mostly clear skies, with overnight low temperatures around the freezing mark.  Friday will feature mostly sunny skies with a high around 50 degrees.  This weekend will be in the mid to upper 50s, with partly sunny skies.  Our next best chance for rain looks to be midweek next week.
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A cold front will move through tonight, bringing rain showers and cooler temperatures for the end of the week. Rain showers will continue tonight, with more sunshine returning for Thursday afternoon.

TONIGHT: Light rain showers will be around this evening through early Thursday morning, with rainfall totals averaging between a quarter of an inch, and half-inch. An approaching cold front will move from west to east overnight, with rain diminishing by the Thursday morning commute. Overnight low temperatures will be around 42 degrees.

THURSDAY: Rain showers will continue to diminish Thursday morning, with mostly cloudy skies. Skies will clear throughout the day, with more sunshine expected from midday through the afternoon. Thursday afternoon will be noticeably cooler, with a high of 51 degrees; that’s about 20 degrees COOLER than Wednesday high temperatures, which were in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT: We will have clear skies and cold temperatures for Thursday night, with overnight low temperatures around 33 degrees.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies return for Friday, with afternoon high temperatures around 50 degrees.

WEEKEND: Partly sunny skies will be around for Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the mid to upper 50s. A weak cold front is expected to move through late Saturday, yet no significant rain showers are expected.

NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will remain in the mid to upper 50s for next Monday and Tuesday, with partly sunny skies. Unsettled weather and colder temperatures return for midweek next week.

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