Midnight Update: We are looking at mainly clear skies overnight with temperatures falling to around 70 degrees by early Tuesday. With a sunny start to the day, expect temperatures to quickly warm to the lower 90s by the afternoon, with the heat index making it feel between 95 and 100 degrees. There will be a chance for an isolated thunderstorm on Tuesday, yet any activity looks to be unorganized, with heavy rainfall, lightning, and gusty winds the biggest possible threats. Lower 90s continue for the rest of the work week, with heat indices remaining in the mid 90s to near 100 degrees.
We will have heat indices between 95 and 100 degrees during the afternoon hours this week, with increasing rain chances by the end of the week. Our best chance for rain will be this weekend, with the passage of a cold front.
Tonight: We will have mostly clear skies overnight, with warm and muggy conditions. Overnight low temperatures will be around 71 degrees.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny skies will be around for Tuesday, with a high of 92 degrees. The heat index will be in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees. There is a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon, with heavy rainfall and gusty winds the biggest threats.
Wednesday & Thursday: Temperatures will remain in the lower 90s, with late day isolated thunderstorms possible. Once again the heat index will be approaching 100 degrees for the mid to late afternoon hours.
Friday: The heat will continue, yet the chance for rain will be increasing for Friday as a cold front approaches from the northwest. Friday afternoon high temperatures will be around 91 degrees.
Weekend: A cold front will approach the region on Saturday and move over Kentucky on Sunday, bringing more cloud cover and better chances for rain and thunderstorms. Temperatures will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees for Saturday, with highs in the mid 80s for Sunday.