Summer-like air on the way to Kentucky and Southern Indiana for the late week

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It’s going to feel a bit like summer across Kentucky and Southern Indiana as we head into the late week as much warmer air pushes into the region. Things look quiet heading into Thursday as south winds kick up a bit allowing afternoon highs to surge into the mid-70s across the region. There will be a frontal boundary that will stall across the central part of the Ohio Valley on Thursday and Friday, but the rain and storms chances will stay to our north on Thursday closer to the front. By Thursday night and into Friday, the front will sink a little farther to the south, increase the chances of a few scattered showers and storms, especially along I-64 and points northward into Southern Indiana, Temperatures will remain well above average into the mid and upper 70s with breezy conditions. There definitely should be some dry times so take the opportunity to get out and get some fresh air but remember your social distancing. 

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Heading into the weekend, an area of low pressure to our west will head toward the Great Lakes, dragging a trailing cold front towards Kentuckiana. It should be another summer-like day on Saturday with highs remaining in the mid-70s. We could see a few scattered storms during the day with a potential line of thunderstorms rolling through overnight and into early Sunday as the front moves through. As we dry out Sunday and into Monday, temperatures will cool down, but still be at or above average for the late March with highs into the low and mid-60s. Another wave of energy will approach from the southwest into the mid-week, so we’ll bring the rain chances back for Tuesday and possibly lingering into Wednesday as we welcome April.

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SHORT-TERM FORECAST: 

TONIGHT: Mostly clear and pleasant. Low: 49. Wind: S 5-10 mph. 

THURSDAY: Partly sunny, breezy and warmer. High: 76. Wind: S 10-15 mph.

FRIDAY: Warm with a few isolated storms, especially north. High: 78. Wind: SW 10-15 mph.

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