Scattered Thunderstorm Chances Continue This Week

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 5/27 11:49 pm
Midnight Update:  Thunderstorms have become more isolated tonight, with a strong thunderstorm moving into the Lexington Metro Area, with gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning.  Isolated thunderstorms will be possible through the morning hours of your Wednesday, with scattered thunderstorms by the afternoon.  We will also have the chance for patchy dense fog for the Wednesday morning commute.  Morning low temperatures start off around 66 degrees, with Wednesday after high temperatures around 84 degrees.  Scattered thunderstorm chances continue for Thursday and Friday, with high temperatures in the lower 80s.  The weekend will start off with mostly sunny skies and less humidity, with a Saturday afternoon high temperature of 83 degrees.  Sunday through next week high temperatures will be in the mid 80s, with isolated thunderstorm chances returning.
The heat and humidity will continue for the remainder of the work week, with scattered thunderstorm chances. We are not anticipating any organized severe weather, yet an isolated strong to severe thunderstorm will be possible. The biggest threats with any thunderstorms that develop are gusty winds, heavy rainfall, frequent lightning, and small hail.

TONIGHT: We will continue to have scattered thunderstorms this evening and overnight, with a warm and muggy overnight low temperature of 66 degrees. There will also be a chance for a little patchy fog for the early morning hours of Wednesday.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy skies will be featured for Wednesday, with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms Wednesday, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. Wednesday afternoon high temperatures will be around 84 degrees.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: A cold front will approach from the Ohio Valley, and sink southward through Kentucky and into Tennessee Wednesday night into Thursday. This will continue to give us the chance for scattered thunderstorms Wednesday night, with an overnight low temperature of 65 degrees.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy skies continue for Thursday, with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms possible, and a warm afternoon high temperature of 83 degrees.

FRIDAY: Thunderstorm coverage looks to be more isolated on Friday, with a warm afternoon high temperature of 82 degrees.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies will be featured for the start of our weekend, with a Saturday afternoon high temperature of 83 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT: We look to have a comfortable Saturday night, with mostly clear skies and a comfortable low temperature of 61 degrees.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny skies will be around for Sunday, with a warm afternoon high temperature of 85 degrees. There will be a chance for a few isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours of Sunday as well.

NEXT WEEK: Warm temperatures continue for next week, with highs in the mid 80s, with isolated to scattered thunderstorms possible each day.

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