A warm weekend ahead and a wet start to next week


It was a cool start to the day with several locations in the mid to lower 30s, after a brief thawing out phase we’ve seen highs back in the low to mid 60s as we finish off the week. It may seem cool however these temperatures are seasonable, average high in Lexington for this time of year is 67 degrees.


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Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with cool conditions. Temperatures will be slightly warmer than previous nights with lows bottoming out in the upper 30s to low 40s.

The low pressure center in the Gulf of Mexico has developed into Tropical Storm Nestor, not unusual for this time of year, Hurricane Season lasts until November 1st. On Saturday this system 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 and cloudy overall with above average temperatures. Highs will be in the mid 70s as we wait on a cold front Monday, however it’s not until Monday afternoon and Monday overnight the strong boundary moves across the Bluegrass. A large amount of precipitations is expected plus another 15 to possible 20 degrees temperatures drop.

Rain showers will continue into Tuesday morning however expect clearing skies by mid-day.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies, lows in the upper 30s low 40s

SATURDAY: Mix of sun and clouds, highs in the mid 70s

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy 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

FRIDAY: Partly sunny skies with showers develop late during the overnight hours, highs in the low 60s

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