Dry weekend ahead of a wet Monday

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It’s been a wet and gloomy day across the Bluegrass Region as a frontal boundary gradually pushes through the Ohio Valley. We could still see a few spot showers or two tonight as temperatures drop towards freezing.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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Tonight, cloud cover will decrease across the Ohio Valley as the system push further east lows will drop into the upper 20s.

Saturday, anticipate mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 40s, still seasonable. The average high for this time of year in Lexington is 47 degrees.

LOOKING AHEAD



Central and eastern Kentucky will dry out briefly over the weekend before a giant dip in the jet stream sends another low pressure storm system towards Kentucky. Rain showers are expected to develop late Sunday night into Monday with widespread showers all day Monday. Fridge cold air moves in behind the showers starting Wednesday.

Models confidence is still not high; however, there could be some wintry mixing on the back end especially in the hills and mountains of eastern Kentucky.

Stay Tuned!

TONIGHT: Decreasing clouds across the Bluegrass tonight, lows in the low 30s upper 20s

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid 40s

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy, showers developing late, highs in the mid to upper 50s low 60s

MONDAY: Rain showers likely, highs in the low 60s.

TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy, showers possible, highs in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny skies, highs in the upper 20s to low 30s

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies, high in the upper 30s to low 40s

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy, spot shower possible, highs in the mid 40s

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