A wet finish to the week on tap for Kentuckiana

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It looks like the rain gear will come in handy as we close out the week here in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. With our latest storm system sliding through the region tonight and Friday, plenty of wet weather is on the way. We could see rainfall totals ranging from a ½” up to 1”, especially along and east of I-65. With the clouds and rain around, temperatures will remain cool, but a southerly flow should help afternoon highs into the upper 40s. As this system moves east into the weekend, an upper level wave of energy will slide through the Ohio Valley with cooler air. That coupled with some lingering moisture should create a mix of rain and snow showers into Saturday. With temperatures expected to be in the upper 30s and low 40s, there should be minimal impacts but don’t be surprised to see a few snowflakes flying around.

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Dry but cloudy weather will return to close out the weekend Sunday with afternoon highs seasonably cool into the mid-40s. It can be tough this time of the year to scour the clouds out of the area and this looks to be the close to begin next week with another mostly cloudy day for Monday and highs back into the upper 40s. Our best day may be Tuesday with a mix of clouds and sunshine and highs in the low 50s. Another system may arrive by the middle of next week with a few showers possible, although the model data is trending farther south with less rain expected. 

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TONIGHT: Cloudy with scattered rain. Low: 40. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.

FRIDAY: Occasional rain, a damp day. High: 48. Wind: S 5-10 mph.

SATURDAY: Breezy with a mix of rain and snow showers. High: 41. Wind: W 10-15 mph.

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