Patchy frost tonight but warmer weather will return this week

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What a difference a cold front makes. Yesterday we had highs in upper 70s; however, today we’ve spend the majority of the day in the 50s with a blustery northwest wind. Of course we can’t forget about the much needed rainfall overnight too. Many locations across the Bluegrass collected over 1 inch of rainfall overnight.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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High pressure will begin to takeover tonight; expect skies to become mostly clear with light winds. This will create perfect conditions for patchy frost to develop especially in the valleys. If you still have vegetables you want to keep alive be sure to cover them up tonight.

Thursday, will still be on the cool side with temperatures on only moving into the upper 50s to low 60s even with the sunshine the post frontal conditions with keep us cool. Expect a warmer days Friday through Sunday.

LOOKING AHEAD



It’s Fall after all so the roller coaster of temperatures continues. We’ll go on a slight warming trend as we approach the weekend, may even touch 80 in some spots by Sunday but another cold front takes aim Sunday and Monday across the Ohio Valley.

As of now the cold front looks to move through Sunday overnight into Monday. This boundary will be contain a good soaking across the region for precipitation but also another 20 degree temperature drop.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies and frost is possible, lows in the mid 30s

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 50s to low 60s

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

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 70s

SUNDAY: Party cloudy with showers developing late into the evening hours, highs in the upper 70s low 80s

MONDAY: Showers and thunderstorms likely, highs in the low 70s

TUESDAY: Partly sunny skies, highs in the upper 50s

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid to upper 50s low 60s

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