Cold front could bring the first frost of the season


We finish off the work week under mainly overcast conditions with temperatures once again above normal for this time of year, seasonable high for Lexington is 69 degrees, the high temperature at the Bluegrass Airport was 82 degrees, but things are about to change…


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Gulf moisture will stream into the Bluegrass and light to moderate rains showers can be expected Friday night into Saturday morning however rainfall amounts will be minimal, under a quarter of an inch. Showers will arrive between 8 PM and 1 AM and continue throughout the overnight hours.

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.


The first frost of the season appears likely across the Bluegrass Saturday night into Sunday morning with lows in the mid to upper 30s with mostly clear skies and light winds. Cover any plants or vegetations that could be harmed from the cold.

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: Showers will arrive tonight and continue overnight, light to moderate at times, lows in the mid 40s

SATURDAY: Some morning rain showers then 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 with scattered showers developing late overnight, highs in the mid 70s

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

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

FRIDAY: Partly sunny skies and warmer with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s

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