Afternoon highs should make a run at the 80 degree mark Friday before we cool down a bit with the wet weather Saturday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After some wet weather knocked our temperatures back a bit into the late week, we are set up for another summer like day across Kentucky and Southern Indiana as we close out the week on Friday. We’ll be in between storm systems so the combination of a strong south wind along with some sunshine should drive our afternoon highs into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees!
A few isolated storms will be possible later in the day as things warm up with the bulk of the rain and storms expected on Saturday as another wave of low pressure spins up through the Ohio Valley.
It looks like a 50/50 weekend with a wet and stormy Saturday, then we should begin to dry out on Sunday. Our Southern Indiana counties may see a stray shower Sunday as the low pulls out of the region, but most locations should be rain-free. Highs on Saturday should be around 70 degrees with upper 60s expected on Sunday. Heading into next week, we may be in store for another dry stretch of weather for a few days.
A weak cold front will bring a shot of some cooler air in for the mid-week, but just a few isolated showers are possible Monday night. Afternoon highs will back down into the low to mid-60s, which is still pleasant but a few degrees below average heading into mid-April.
TONIGHT: A few clouds and breezy. Low: 53°. Wind: S 10-15 mph.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy & warmer, a late storm. High: 80°. Wind: SW 15-25 mph.
SATURDAY: Occasional rain and storms. High: 71°. Wind: SW 15-25 mph.
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