More hot and dry temperatures plus the Perseid meteor shower

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Overview: Drier weather and warm temperatures are expected for the next few days, with high temperatures in the upper 80s to around 90°. The Lexington Bluegrass Airport has not recorded rainfall in the month of August as of yet, even with widely scattered storms the last several days. A cold front will sweep through Tuesday night dropping temperatures a bit and storms chances.

TONIGHT:  Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures continue, with a low of 65 degrees.

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SUNDAY: Mostly sunny skies continue, with hot temperatures, and high temperatures around 90 degrees.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 68 degrees.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies and hot and humid temperatures, with a very isolated shower possible in extremely northern Kentucky. High temperature of 94 degrees heat indexes near 100 to 105 degrees.



MONDAY NIGHT: Mild temperatures continue, with a low of 74 degrees. The Perseid Meteor Shower will also peak, you can expect 60-70 meteors per hour. For the best get away from the city lights and light pollution.

TUESDAY: Scattered storms will develop in the afternoon hours after partly sunny conditions and hot temperatures, with a high temperature of 94 degrees.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue, with a low of 71 degrees. A few rain showers will be possible.

WEDNESDAY:  Partly sunny skies and slightly cooler, with a high temperature of 88 degrees.

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

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures continue, with a high of 88 degrees.

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

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies and hot temperatures will be around, with a high of 90 degrees.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with a low of 67 degrees.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies and hot temperatures develop, with a high of 90 degrees.

Meteorologist Justin Roth
ABC 36 Storm Team – WTVQ
Lexington, KY
Jroth@wtvq.com