Rain and storm chances continue for the weekend and early next week

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Overview:  A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect until 11 am Saturday. A round to strong to severe thunderstorms is expected to move through Central and Eastern Kentucky from 8 pm Friday to 12 am Saturday, with another round of storms expected around 5 am to 9 am Saturday morning. More scattered rain and storms are possible throughout the weekend and into Monday. Drier weather finally returns by Wednesday of next week.

TONIGHT:  Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop for early tonight, and again around daybreak Saturday morning. Heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning will be the biggest threats. Overnight low temperatures will be around 65 degrees.

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SATURDAY: Morning thunderstorms are expected to develop, with scattered rain and a few storms expected throughout the day Saturday. Saturday afternoon high temperatures will be around 80 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and a few rain showers will linger, with an overnight low of 67 degrees..

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy skies continue, with the chance for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, and high temperatures around 85 degrees.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and a few rain showers linger, with a low of 71 degrees.

MONDAY: Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms redevelop, with a high of 86 degrees.

MONDAY NIGHT: A few rain showers will be possible, with an overnight low temperature of 66 degrees.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies and a few isolated rain showers and storms will be possible, with a high temperature of 83 degrees.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 64 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures develop, with a high of 85 degrees. A stray shower will still be possible.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 65 degrees.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures continue, with a high of 86 degrees.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 66 degrees.

FRIDAY:  Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies develop, with a slight chance for an isolated rain shower. High temperatures will be around 85 degrees.

-Chief Meteorologist Jason Myers

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