Potential flooding across Kentucky with rounds of heavy rain


Overview:  A low pressure center attached to a cold front to the north west of the Bluegrass will stall out over the Ohio valley for the next 24 hours sending warm moist air toward Kentucky along with plenty of moisture for rain showers. A Flood Watch is in effect until Tuesday afternoon in anticipation of prolonged periods of light to moderate rain showers. People that live in flood prone areas should take note and never drive through a flood roadway! Just one foot of water can lift up your vehicle. Rain showers will continue Monday and Tuesday eventually changing over into snow showers briefly Tuesday night, no accumulations are expected.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, low of 37 degrees.

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MONDAY: Light to moderate rain showers throughout the day with mostly cloudy skies, high of 50 degrees.

MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, rain could be heavy at times; low of 48 degrees.

TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, rain could be heavy at times. Expect breezy conditions as well with gusts up to 20 MPH or higher, with a high temperature of 60 degrees.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies with rain shower changing over into snow showers, no accumulations are expected; low of 30 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies; high of 47 degrees.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies; low of 37 degrees.

THURSDAY: Partly sunny conditions with increasing clouds throughout the day isolated shower possible; high of 58 degrees.

THURSDAY NIGHT:  Mostly cloudy skies, rain showers likely; low of 46 degrees.

FRIDAY: Rain showers likely; high of 54 degrees.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Rain showers changing over in snow showers late; low of 29 degrees.

SATURDAY: Snow showers possible during the morning hours otherwise becoming mostly cloudy, high temperature of 32 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Becoming mostly clears skies, colder temperatures settling in, low of 19 degrees.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny skies, with a high of 32 degrees.

Meteorologist Justin Roth
ABC 36 Storm Team – WTVQ
Lexington, KY