It felt more like late winter across Kentucky and Southern Indiana to begin the week with mostly cloudy skies holding temperatures into the upper 40s behind a departing cold front. A brisk west wind made it feel even colder and despite the winds diminishing tonight, the unseasonably cool air is set to stick around on Tuesday and for much of the week. Temperatures should drop into the mid-30s into Tuesday morning, but scattered clouds and enough even light winds should keep the frost potential away. With more clouds expected through the day along with a few sprinkles, afternoon highs will struggle into the low 50s, near 20 degrees below average for mid-April.
We’ll see a series of weak disturbances cruise through the Ohio Valley the remainder of the week. A few light showers will be possible on Wednesday with a better chance of Friday as a stronger wave slides through the area. Temperatures will slowly moderate through the 50s with the low 60s expect Friday and to kick off the weekend. Unfortunately, the unsettled weather pattern will be hanging around it appears for the next week as afternoon highs try to creep closer to average by this Sunday reaching the upper 60s. While no day should be a wash-out through the extended forecast period, we will be dodging a few light showers from time to time with more clouds than sunshine several days over the next week.
SHORT TERM FORECAST
TONIGHT: Scattered clouds and chilly. Low: 36. Wind: NW 5-10 mph.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with a few sprinkles possible. High: 51. Wind: NW 5-10 mph.
WEDNESDAY: More clouds and a few light showers. High: 56. Wind: W 5-10 mph.
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