Tracking a chilly and wet weather pattern

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We had sunny skies for most of the day but a cold front is approaching the region and cloud cover has taken over for the afternoon hours ahead of rain showers for this evening. Temperatures have been seasonable to above average with highs in the 60s across the Bluegrass but a big pattern shift is on the way.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain showers throughout the overnight hours. Low with get seasonably cool into the low 40s, average low for this time of year in Lexington is 41 degrees.

Thursday, rain showers should be expected for most of the day, heavy at times, with breezy conditions out of the west. Temperatures with initially move towards the mid to upper 40s before colder air filters in behind a cold front and crashing down. Temperatures will drop so quickly that light flurries can be expected in the afternoon hours, no accumulations are expected.

LOOKING AHEAD



Temperatures will stay cold for Friday under mostly sunny skies as the atmosphere ‘resets’ for round two. The second cold front moves through Sunday night into Monday and is expected to send arctic air into the Bluegrass. It will be the coldest air of the season so far with overnight lows reaching the mid teens.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers, lows in the upper 30s to low 40s

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy skies, showers likely, highs in the upper 40s to low 50s

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 30s to low 40s

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 50s

SUNDAY: Partly sunny skies, highs in the upper 50s to low 60s

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy skies, scattered showers possible, highs in the mid 40s

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 30s

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 30s

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