Wet Now, The Cold Is On The Way!

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Rain moved into the viewing area overnight from northwest to southeast ahead of a strong cold front. Other than the second rainy Saturday here are the main impacts.

*Very windy, with gusts reaching 35-40 miles per hour.

* Strong cold front sends temperatures into the teens and 20s overnight.

*Canadian high pressure means several cold days.

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Rain will end by late afternoon. Temperatures helped by a strong south wind will top out in the mid to upper 50s after rising into the 40s by 3 am in Louisville. This evening the front will be east of the viewing area and temperatures will be falling. Tomorrow morning will find temperatures in the teens in many locations north of the river and in the low 20s south of the river. Canadian high pressure insures highs will struggle to reach freezing tomorrow and Monday. Wind chills tomorrow will remain in the teens with a west wind at 10-15 mph. Lows tomorrow and Monday night will likely be in the teens in most viewing area locations.

Looking ahead: by midweek high pressure will be over the region and winds will become more southerly bringing warmer temperatures. Mid 40s by Wednesday, upper 40s Thursday and low 50s Friday. Next chance for rain comes Friday from a systems in the Plains.

SATURDAY: Occasional rain and breezy. High: 57. Wind: SW 15-20 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy & cold. Low 21. Wind: W 10-15, gusts to 30 mph.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny, windy and much colder!  High: 29. Wind: NW 10-20 mph.

 

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