Warm Wednesday With Late Day Thunderstorms

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 5/20 11:36 pm
Midnight Update:  A few passing clouds will continue through early Wednesday morning, with overnight low temperatures falling into the lower 60s.  Wednesday will start off partly sunny with clouds increasing through the day, and afternoon high temperatures around 83 degrees.  By the late afternoon to evening hours of Wednesday, thunderstorms will begin to develop across Northern Kentucky and move southward.  Some thunderstorms could be strong to severe Wednesday, with gusty winds, large hail, and locally heavy rainfall possible.  Lingering rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible again for Thursday, yet look to be a little more limited in coverage than Wednesday, with Thursday high temperatures around 80 degrees.  A cold front will cross through Kentucky on Thursday, with temperatures falling into the upper 70s for Friday with partly sunny skies.  The Memorial Day Weekend will feature a warming trend, with mostly sunny to partly sunny skies, and high temperatures in the upper 70s to mid 80s.  There will be a chance for some isolated, late day thunderstorms on Memorial Day Monday. 
Warm temperatures will continue through midweek, with the chance for rain showers and thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday. Memorial Day weekend looks to have mild mornings and warm afternoons, with plenty of sunshine.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy skies will be around for tonight, with a light southwesterly wind, and a mild overnight low temperature of 63 degrees.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: The chance for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms return for Wednesday and Thursday, with Wednesday afternoon high temperatures around 83 degrees. There is a chance that a few thunderstorms could become strong to severe on Wednesday, with gusty winds and large hail the biggest threats. The best timeframe for thunderstorms will be between 6pm Wednesday and midnight Thursday. Thursday will feature lingering scattered rain chances, with a high temperature of 80 degrees.

FRIDAY: Drier conditions return for Friday, with partly sunny skies and a pleasant high temperature of 77 degrees.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: We look to have warm conditions for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, with morning low temperatures in the mid 50s to around 60 degrees, and afternoon high temperatures ranging from the upper 70s on Saturday to mid 80s by Memorial Day Monday. Dry conditions look to continue through the weekend, yet there will be a chance for some isolated, late day thunderstorms on Memorial Day Monday. Temperatures remain in the low to mid 80s through midweek next week, with late day thunderstorm chances.

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