Midnight Update: Temperatures have been falling quickly tonight, with some areas already in the lower 30s at 11pm. We will have partly cloudy skies into Thursday morning, with morning low temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Because of the cold temperatures, Freeze Warnings and Frost Advisories have been issued across the viewing area. Thursday will be blustery, with light rain showers possible and high temperatures only around 45 degrees. Friday morning low temperatures may tie or set new records, with lows in the lower 20s to upper 20s. Friday will feature mostly sunny skies with a high of 48 degrees. The weekend will stay below normal with temperatures, yet highs will be back in the low to mid 50s with mostly sunny skies in the afternoon.
A Freeze Warning is in effect for Thursday morning, as we expect to have our first freeze of the season. Thursday and Friday afternoons will remain cold, with moderating temperatures this weekend into early next week.
TONIGHT: Rain will end and clouds look to clear overnight into early Thursday, allowing temperatures to fall at or below the freezing mark. Overnight low temperatures will be around 31 degrees, with frost likely.
THURSDAY: High temperatures will remain in the mid 40s for Thursday, with the chance for a few, light rain showers, as another weather disturbance swings through the region. Winds will also be breezy out of the northwest at 10 to 15 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Temperatures will remain cold for Thursday night into Friday morning, with a good chance for record low temperatures. Temperatures look to fall into the low to upper 20s across the region. The record low in Lexington on Friday is 27 degrees, set in 2006, and the forecast low temperature is also 27 degrees.
FRIDAY: More sunshine returns for Friday, yet temperatures will remain cold, with a high of 48 degrees.
WEEKEND: Temperatures will be back into the low to mid 50s for Saturday and Sunday, with mostly sunny to partly sunny skies. A dry cold front will move through Saturday night, yet we are not expecting any precipitation.
NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will get back into the low to mid 60s Monday through Wednesday of next week. Unsettled weather looks to develop across the region by midweek next week, leading to the chance for rain on Halloween.