A soggy Saturday followed by a temperature plunge

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Temperatures were over 20 degrees cooler than the record highs experienced on Wednesday across the Bluegrass. The other big difference is, of course, the sunshine; we’ve had mostly sunny skies all day long with a weak area of high pressure in control for now.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with cold temperatures settling in as lows drop into the low 20s.

Friday, expect the day to start off cold and sunny as highs move towards the low 40s with increasing clouds throughout the day time hours and a rain/snow mix possibility moving in late Friday evening into Saturday morning.

LOOKING AHEAD



A surface low with a warm front accompanied by a cold front will move through the Ohio Valley Saturday. Expect light to moderate rain showers Saturday with the majority of the rain moving out central and eastern Kentucky by the evening hours.

The rain will be an annoyance but the true power from this system will come after with a Canadian High moving in and the Jet Stream dips. Temperatures will finally start to feel like winter across much of the United States.

As we look to next week highs will only top off into the upper 20s to low 30s with overnights lows in the teens.

Stay Tuned!

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cold, lows in the low 20s

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy skies with late scattered showers possible, highs in the low 40s

SATURDAY: Showers likely, highs in the mid 50s

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

MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 20s to low 30s

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid to upper 20s.

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

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 40s

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