Rain Possible Overnight, Mild For Wednesday

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 2/18 11:37 pm
Midnight Update:  A cold front will move through during our early morning hours of Wednesday, with scattered rain showers and a few thunderstorms possible.  With southerly winds across the region, Gulf moisture will continue to stream in as well as mild air, keeping temperatures from being as cold overnight.  Wednesday morning low temperatures will be around 43 degrees.  As we go into your Wednesday afternoon, temperatures will top out around 53 degrees with partly sunny skies.  A warm front will move through Thursday morning, bringing warmer air into Kentucky, with Thursday afternoon high temperatures around 65 degrees.  This warm air will be followed by a strong cold front by late Thursday, which will bring the chance for damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. 
Milder temperatures will continue overnight, along with the chance for scattered rain showers. Wednesday will be pleasant, with warmer temperatures returning for Thursday. The chance for severe weather returns late Thursday into early Friday, as a strong cold front moves through the region, bringing the chance for gusty, damaging winds and an isolated tornado.

TONIGHT: Skies will be mostly cloudy tonight, with the chance for some scattered rain showers. Overnight low temperatures will not be as cold, with low temperatures around 44 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: After morning clouds and a few spotty rain showers early in the day, skies will become partly sunny by Wednesday afternoon, with high temperatures around 54 degrees.

THURSDAY: Our warmest day of the week will be Thursday, as high temperatures return to the 60s, with a few locations likely reaching the 70 degree mark. These warm temperatures Thursday afternoon will be followed by a strong cold front, which will cross Kentucky late Thursday into early Friday. The cold front will bring the chance for strong to severe winds, along with heavy rainfall. There is also a chance that a few isolated tornadoes.

FRIDAY: A few lingering rain showers may continue early Friday morning, with increasing sunshine into the afternoon and a high of 49 degrees.

WEEKEND: Our weekend will start off with temperatures around 53 degrees on Saturday, with a chance for a few rain showers late in the day. Sunday will be colder, with a high of 42 degrees, under partly sunny skies.

NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will be chilly next week, with high temperatures around 40 degrees on Monday. There is also a chance for a little wintry precipitation by next Tuesday, with a high of 35 degrees.

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