Our weather pattern will be unsettled for the next day or so. A slow moving cold front will cross the state now through Friday afternoon, and scattered showers/storms can be expected ahead of it. Today, storms that form could include heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. There is also a low end risk for isolated severe storms with damaging wind; so, have ways of getting severe weather alerts. Rainfall esimates up to 1″ will be possible today (locally more if caught under a slow moving thunderstorm). Due to clouds and rain cooled air, it’ll also be a cooler day with highs staying closer to average in the Mid-Upper 80s.
More rounds of rain are possible overnight, but showers should taper off around sunrise Friday for Northern Kentucky as the cold front drifts south. Around I-64 (including the cities of Louisville and Owensboro), expect a few morning showers with improving weather and decreasing clouds starting around Midday. South of I-64, A few showers will linger into the afternoon (including Bowling Green). Highs for Friday will only reach the low 80s.
Behind the front, expect a beautiful kick-off to the weekend! Saturday brings Mainly Sunny conditions with below average temps in the low 80s, and Sunday brings Mid-Upper 80s as the wind switches back out of the south. However, there could be some isolated showers popping up by Sunday afternoon. Generally, if you’re heading to the fair for its final weekend… the weather looks rather cooperative! Enjoy!