Rain & Thunderstorms Return For Early Friday

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 4/24 11:26 pm
Midnight Update:  Rain showers and thunderstorms have been moving into Western Kentucky, with rain expected to move through Central and Eastern Kentucky for the morning hours of Friday.  For your Friday afternoon we'll have clearing skies with a high of 71 degrees, and wind gusts up to 30 mph.  Skies stay mostly clear Friday night into Saturday morning, with overnight low temperatures around 47 degrees.  Our weekend will be pleasant, with temperatures back into the mid to upper 70s.  Another round of rain showers and thunderstorms return Monday, and linger through much of next week. 
Another chance for rain showers and thunderstorms return overnight into Friday morning as a cold front moves through. Skies will clear late Friday into the weekend. Rain showers and thunderstorms will return for the early to mid part of next week.

TONIGHT: The bulk of the rain looks to develop after midnight Friday, and during the early morning hours, as a cold front approaches and moves through. Rainfall amounts look to average between 0.10” to 0.25”. Overnight low temperatures will be around 56 degrees.

FRIDAY: Rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible for Friday morning, with clearing skies through the afternoon. Friday afternoon high temperatures will be around 71 degrees. Winds will increase Friday afternoon, with winds gusts around 30 mph out of the west to northwest.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Skies will be mostly clear for Friday night into Saturday morning, with overnight low temperatures around 47 degrees.

WEEKEND: Mostly sunny to partly sunny skies will be around for Saturday, with a high of 75 degrees. Sunday will feature partly cloudy skies with a high of 77 degrees. There is a slight chance for an isolated rain shower or thunderstorm Sunday afternoon, yet most of us will stay dry.

NEXT WEEK: A slow moving low pressure system will move into the region early next week, and stall over the area, providing the chance for lingering rain showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will be warmer Monday and Tuesday, with highs around 74 on Monday, and around 71 for Tuesday. There will also be a chance for strong to possibly severe thunderstorms for Monday and Tuesday. Cooler temperatures return by midweek next week, with highs around 60 degrees for Wednesday.

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