Midnight Update: We will continue to have the chance for scattered rain showers as we continue into early Friday, yet we have remained dry through the evening hours of Thursday. A stalled cold front to our northwest will slowly move into Kentucky Friday into the weekend, which will continue to give us the chance for lingering rain showers. With plenty of moisture to work with, any rain showers or thunderstorms may put down heavy rainfall in a short amount of time, leading to localized flooding issues Friday into Saturday.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Friday evening for Eastern Kentucky, with heavy rainfall possibly leading to localized flooding problems. We will continue to have an unsettled weather pattern as we get into the start of the weekend, with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms possible tonight through Saturday. Overnight low temperatures will be around 71 degrees. We will continue to have a tropical airmass over us on Friday, with muggy conditions. Friday afternoon high temperatures will be around 83 degrees, with mostly cloudy skies throughout the day. The chance for rain will linger for Friday night, with overnight low temperatures around 69 degrees by daybreak Saturday. The chance for rain will continue for Saturday, yet the best chance for rain will be across Southern Kentucky, with Saturday afternoon high temperatures around 84 degrees. Sunday will feature more sunshine, yet there will still be a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms, especially for Southern Kentucky. Sunday afternoon high temperatures will be around 82 degrees. Temperatures will remain in the lower 80s for next week, with drier conditions. Despite the drier conditions next week, there will still be a slight chance for an isolated rain shower.