Much needed rain is on the way

A much needed soaking rain looks likely starting Sunday night.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The weather will be undergoing a sort of metamorphosis starting tomorrow. First, however, we’ll see a clear sky to start the night before clouds begin increasing toward sunrise tomorrow. It won’t be as cold thanks to south winds and increasing clouds, so low temperatures will only manage the 40s.

Clouds increase Sunday as a cold front approaches the region. A few showers are possible in the afternoon, but most rain should hold off until after sunset as said front stalls along the Ohio River. Highs tomorrow in the middle 60s with a breezy south wind 10-20 miles per hour.

This front will stall over the river for a couple of days and bring some much needed rain to the region, especially southern Indiana where it’s been quite dry for the past month. Rain totals up to 2” may be possible once everything finishes Tuesday. A few thunderstorms are also possible. Temperatures are going to be tricky depending where the front ends up…cooler to the north of it, warmer to the south. Rain and clouds should keep them in check in the middle 60s for the most part.

We start to dry out Wednesday and Thursday and temps surge into the upper 70s close to 80 degrees. Friday brings another chance for showers and maybe a thunderstorms as a new cold front takes aim.

FORECAST   

TONIGHT: Not as cold. Low: 49°. Wind: SE 5 mph.

SUNDAY: Increasing clouds, chance for afternoon showers (but more likely toward nightfall) and breezy. High: 65°. Wind: S 10-20 mph.

MONDAY: Scattered rain, isolated rumble of thunder. High: 66° Winds: SE 5 mph.

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