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Cold Nights and Seasonally Cool Afternoons Continue

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Updated: 11/07/2013 11:40 pm
Midnight Update:  Temperatures have already been falling into the mid 30s tonight, with temperatures expected to fall into the upper 20s and lower 30s by early Friday morning.  Friday will be another chilly day, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 50 degrees.  Temperatures will be more seasonal for Saturday, with a high of 58 degrees, with partly sunny skies.  Temperatures remain in the mid to upper 50s for Sunday and Veterans Day Monday, with partly sunny skies.  Some weather models are showing the possibility for a significant snow across the Appalachians midweek next week, with Central and Eastern Kentucky being effected as well.  Other weather models are showing less in the way of impactful wintry precipitation.  Either way, we'll need to keep a close watch on the potential travel impacts Tuesday through Thursday of next week.
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Below normal temperatures will continue into the weekend, with another round of colder temperatures next week. There will also be a possibility for wintry precipitation midweek next week.

TONIGHT: We will have clear skies and cold temperatures overnight, with Friday morning low temperatures around 31 degrees.

FRIDAY: High pressure will build into the region for Friday, giving us mostly sunny skies, and afternoon high temperatures around 50 degrees.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Temperatures will be around 41 degrees for the kickoff of area high school football games Friday evening. We will continue with mostly clear skies and overnight low temperatures around 34 degrees.

WEEKEND: Partly sunny skies will be around for Saturday and Sunday, with seasonal temperatures. Temperatures will be around 52 degrees for the noon kickoff of the UK vs. Missouri football game, with afternoon high temperatures around 58 degrees. A weak cold front is expected to move through Saturday night, yet only some extra clouds and a wind shift to the northwest is expected. Sunday will feature mostly sunny skies with a high of 55 degrees.

NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will remain in the upper 50s for Veterans Day Monday, with partly sunny skies. The weather gets interesting beginning next Tuesday, as a low pressure system drops out of Canada, and gives us colder temperatures and the chance for wintry precipitation. There is plenty of uncertainty for next week, with some models only giving us a wintry mix, while other models show the potential for significant travel impacting snow into Wednesday and Thursday, for Central and Eastern Kentucky. We will continue to keep you updated with the latest on any changes to the forecast.

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