Mild Start To Weekend, Yet Rainy End To Weekend

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Updated: 1/31 11:18 pm
Early Weekend Update:  We will have a mild and breezy start to your weekend, with high temperatures around 54 degrees Saturday afternoon.  There will be a chance for an isolated rain shower through the day Saturday, yet a better chance for more widespread rain develops Saturday night into Sunday.  A cold front will move through on Sunday, bringing rain chances for the end of your weekend, and colder temperatures.  Sunday afternoon high temperatures will be around 38 degrees.  With colder air moving in, there will be a chance for a little snow mixing in with the rain during the day Sunday, yet no major accumulations are expected through the daylight hours.  The best chance for having some accumulating snow will be Sunday night into Monday morning as another weather disturbance approaches from the south.  Monday morning could have some slick spots for the morning commute, with the chance for snow.  We stay in an active weather pattern through next week, with more chances for rain and a wintry mix midweek and again late next week.
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A warming trend continues for the start of the weekend, with rain, sleet, and snow possible into next week. Our warmest day coming up will be Saturday, with high temperatures back in the 50s! A few isolated rain showers will be possible Saturday. Better chances for a rain mixed with a little snow will be on Sunday. Light accumulating snow will be possible Sunday night into Monday morning, especially for Southeastern Kentucky.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies will continue with the chance for an isolated rain shower. Overnight low temperatures will be around 33 degrees by daybreak Saturday.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy skies will continue with the chance for a few isolated rain showers during the day. The best chance for rain looks to be across the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, as a stalled cold front will be lingering to our northwest. Saturday will be our warmest day of the extended forecast, with a high of 54 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Rain showers will become more widespread, with overnight low temperatures around 34 degrees by daybreak Sunday.

SUNDAY (Super Bowl Sunday & Groundhog Day): A cold front will move through on Sunday, bringing colder air into the region and a better chance for rain mixed with some sleet and snow. Sunday afternoon highs will be around 38 degrees. The wintry mix looks to diminish through Sunday evening.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Another weather disturbance will move into the region from the south, and with cold air over the region, give us the chance for snow showers with light accumulations into Monday morning. The best chance for accumulating snow Monday morning will be across Southeastern Kentucky, where a dusting to 2 inches are possible. Sunday night into Monday morning low temperatures will be around 22 degrees.

MONDAY: Most of the snow looks to happen earlier in the day Monday, with diminishing precipitation and cloud cover into the afternoon. Monday afternoon high temperatures will be around 35 degrees.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY: Active weather continues through midweek next week, with weather models showing heavy rainfall possible for Kentucky. At this point, Tuesday looks to have freezing rain and rain, which will transition to a wintry mix and snow for Wednesday. High temperatures will be around 38 degrees Tuesday and 35 degrees on Wednesday. Weather models show another weather disturbance moving into the region for the end of next week, bringing another chance for wintry precipitation.


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