Tracking a wet pattern shift


It’s been a gloomy past couple of days across the Ohio Valley and somewhat cool and below average too. A small wave of energy managed to push enough south get some moisture and rain showers to some counties across central and eastern Kentucky. It’s the first measurable rainfall since 11/11 when we gained 1.6” of snowfall.


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Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies and cool conditions with lows in the mid 30s.

Wednesday, expect partly cloudy skies with clouds decreasing throughout the daytime hour eventually becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon hours and mostly clear skies for Wednesday evening. Temperatures will be in the mid 50s, seasonable for this time of year.


Models are still moving back and forth on Thursday evening into Friday’s cold front but as of now a cold front looks to approach and region and bring a prolonged rain showers event to the Bluegrass Region Friday and Saturday with two low pressure centers riding up the frontal boundary. Rainfall totals, for now, don’t look to be impressive, anywhere between 1-2 inches of rain.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and cool, few showers possible, lows in the mid 30s

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies, highs in the mid 50s

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy, afternoon to evening scattered showers likely, highs in the low 60s

FRIDAY: Showers likely, with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s

SATURDAY: Scattered showers likely, with highs in the mid 40s

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 40s to low 50s

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

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

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