Another night of frosty conditions with warmer weather ahead


The sunshine was in full effect today but we were still hard pressed to get temperatures out of the 50s across much of the Bluegrass. Most locations finished the day in the upper 50s. With Fall conditions and the roller coaster of temperatures expected to continue over the next several days.


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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. A Frost Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for all of central and eastern Kentucky. This will likely be the last Frost Advisory of the season as the growing season is now over.

Friday will feature very similar conditions as today with plenty of sunshine and slightly warmer conditions. Expect temperatures to move into the mid 60s after a cool start to the day. Temperatures may still feel cooler than they actually are with a light wind out of the northeast.


This weekend we’re monitoring a low pressure center moving out of the Gulf of Mexico that may clip a portion of eastern Kentucky with some rain showers Saturday but majority of us should stay dry. Models continue to track this system further and further to the east and this isn’t expected to impact Kentucky expect maybe some cloud cover.

Sunday, will be dry overall until the overnight hour when a boundary sweeps across the region and brings some rain showers activity. However it’s not until Monday afternoon and Monday overnight when a strong cold front moves across the Bluegrass when a large amount of precipitations is expected plus another 15 to possible 20 degrees temperatures drop.

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

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 60s

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

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

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and evening hours, highs in the mid 70s

TUESDAY: Morning showers then becoming mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 50s to low 60s

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

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 60s

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