Widespread rain will continue into midweek with 1" to 3" falling in most areas before showers taper off late on Wednesday. Temperatures will hold nearly steady today. Colder, drier air will arrive for the second half of the week as high pressure arrives from the west. After a warm-up, the next round of showers and thunderstorms will arrive at the end of the weekend into early next week as a new low pressure system arrives.
Today: A soaking, cool rain will fall across the area under thick clouds. While a leftover thunderstorm may be embedded within the rain in southern Kentucky, no severe weather is expected. Temperatures will remain nearly steady throughout the day with lighter winds. Winds: S 5-10 mph. High: 58.
Tonight: Soaking rain will continue as a slow-moving front drifts south across the region. It will turn a bit cooler once the front passes to the south of the Bluegrass Region, late tonight. Winds: Light and variable. Low: 49.
Wednesday: After a very wet Wednesday morning, the rain will come to an end from northwest to southeast. Rainfall totals will be between 1" and 3" in most areas as the rain tapers to lighter, occasional showers. Temperatures will remain cool and plenty of thick clouds will linger. Winds: N 5-10 mph. High: 53.
Wednesday Night: The final showers will end in eastern Kentucky, and some gradual clearing will occur. It will be cold, with lows dipping down to near the freezing mark. Winds: N 5-10 mph. Low: 32. Thursday: Temperatures will be a good bit below average, but skies will be much brighter as high pressure arrives from the west. Winds: NW 5-10 mph. High: 47.