Milder Saturday; Rain Returns Sunday

Reported by: Jason Myers
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Updated: 12/27/2013 11:28 pm
Early Weekend Update:  We will have a pleasant start to the weekend, with Saturday afternoon high temperatures around 53 degrees, with partly sunny skies.  Rain showers develop early Sunday morning and linger into the midday hours.  Sunday will feature high temperatures around 47 degrees.  A cold front moves through the region Sunday night into Monday morning, bringing in much colder air, and the chance for some snow showers.  Monday high temperatures will only reach 33 degrees.  New Year's Eve Tuesday will be partly sunny with a morning low of 15 degrees, and an afternoon high of 34 degrees.  We start off 2014 cold, with New Year's Day Wednesday high temperatures around 36 degrees, and the chance for some snow showers.  High temperatures remain in the 30s for the remainder of the week. 
Pleasant weather will continue for Saturday, before rain chances and much colder temperatures return. Next week will feature below normal temperatures, with the chance for some snow.

TONIGHT: High pressure will stay over the region tonight, providing clear skies, with a chilly overnight low temperature of 29 degrees.

SATURDAY: Our warmest day for the week ahead will be Saturday, with high temperatures around 53 degrees. We will start off Saturday with sunny skies, and have increasing clouds by late in the day. If you’re heading to Rupp Arena for the UK vs. Louisville basketball game at 4pm Saturday, you’ll have temperatures in the lower 50s heading to the game, and in the mid 40s as you leave the game.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies will be over Kentucky as a low pressure system approaches from the southeast, with some scattered rain showers developing. Overnight low temperatures will be around 38 degrees.

SUNDAY: Rain showers will develop across Kentucky, as a low pressure system moves from the Gulf of Mexico into the Southeast United States, and off the Mid-Atlantic coast. The heaviest rainfall will be over Southeast Kentucky on Sunday, with the bulk of the rain early in the day. Sunday afternoon high temperatures will be around 47 degrees.

MONDAY: A cold front will move through on Monday, bringing much colder air back into the region, with the chance for some snow showers. Monday high temperatures will only be around 33 degrees.

NEW YEAR’S EVE - TUESDAY: Tuesday will feature morning low temperatures in the mid teens and afternoon high temperatures around 34 degrees, with partly sunny skies.

NEW YEAR’S DAY - WEDNESDAY: Another cold front will approach and move through the region Wednesday through Thursday of next week, with another chance for snow showers. High temperatures will be in the mid 30s on Wednesday and around 33 degrees Thursday.

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