A wet start to the weekend across Kentucky and Southern Indiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a summer-like finish to the week across Kentucky and Southern Indiana with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s, our weather looks active once again as we kick off the upcoming weekend. With a wave of low pressure spinning through the Ohio Valley from the southwest, expect rain and storms to move into the area by Saturday morning with a pretty damp day on the way so you’ll need to keep the rain gear handy. It will be breezy with a south wind pushing highs into the low 70s despite the clouds and rain around. Sunday looks mainly dry and breezy, although our Southern Indiana counties could see a passing shower the first half of the day as the low pulls out of the area. Highs will be pleasant into the upper 60s. 

A weak cold front will approach the region Monday with much of the day dry and afternoon highs back into the low-70s. A few showers could arrive before sunset but the best chance for rain looks to be Monday night with much of the activity to our east by Tuesday morning. This system will usher in some cooler but pleasant air for mid-April along with dry conditions the remainder of next week. Highs should top out in the mid-60s through the mid to late week with early morning lows in the mid-40s. 

FORECAST:   

TONIGHT: Breezy and mild, rain/storms late. Low: 62°. Wind: S 10-15 mph.

SATURDAY: Occasional rain and storms. High: 72°. Wind: SW 15-25+ mph.

SUNDAY: Breezy and mainly dry, stray showers north of the Ohio River. High: 68°. Wind: SW 10-20+ mph.

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