Cold front moves in Friday evening & could drop temperatures 30 degrees

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It was another day of temperatures above average with highs in the lower 80s across the Bluegrass, seasonable highs for this time year is 70 degrees in Lexington.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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Tonight, expect temperatures continue to feel mild with lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s with partly cloudy skies. We get one more mild night before a strong cold brings temperatures that are more Fall like.

Friday, expect a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day then eventually becoming mostly cloudy as a strong cold front moves through the Ohio Valley. It will be a breezy throughout the day with gusts up to 20 MPH before the frontal boundary arrives. Gulf moisture will stream into the Bluegrass and showers and some storms can be expected Friday night into Saturday morning however rainfall amounts will be minimal, under a quarter of an inch.

LOOKING AHEAD



Saturday does appear to be significantly cooler with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s. There could still be some lingering morning rain showers and cloudy skies before becoming mostly sunny.

Fall like temperatures will continue into the work week as high pressure takes control. We’re monitoring another frontal boundary that will push through mid-week next week and could another one two punch of rain showers and cooler temperatures.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy skies, with lows in the upper 50s to low 60s

FRIDAY: Mix of sun and clouds then becoming mostly cloudy with showers and storms developing in the evening hours, highs in the mid 80s

SATURDAY: Becoming mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 50s low 60s

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 60s to low 70s

MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 70s

TUESDAY: Partly sunny skies, highs in the low 70s

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy skies with showers likely, highs in the upper 50s to low 60s

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 50s

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