Clouds and a few light showers move in for ‘Thunder Saturday’

Many locations will be dry and the biggest impact should be on the air show late afternoon with some low cloud potential.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a pleasant finish to the week across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, we head into the weekend and Thunder Saturday with no major changes in the forecast. The advertised upper level energy is expected to slide through the region bringing clouds, a few light rain showers and cool temperatures on Saturday. Afternoon highs should reach the upper 50s and while it won’t be a wash-out, we’ll see a few scattered showers from time to time. The biggest impact on Thunder over Louisville continues to be the low cloud potential, which would affect the air show late in the afternoon. With the moisture moving out into the mid to late evening, the fireworks display should go off without any issues. 

Another quick moving wave of energy will bring a few additional showers and maybe a rumble of thunder Sunday with highs in the low 60s. We start out dry early next week before a cold front arrives late Tuesday. Any showers should be light, but the bigger story will be another shot of unseasonably cool air. With temperatures falling into the 30s Wednesday morning, we could even catch a wet snowflake or two mixed in if the cold air catches up to the departing moisture. The cool air sticks around for the mid-week and we’ll have to watch for more frost potential by next Thursday morning. Temperatures should finally begin to moderate a bit more by next Friday. 

FORECAST:   

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds. Low: 45°. Wind: NE 5 mph.

THUNDER SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy, a few light showers. High: 58°. Wind: N 5-10 mph.

SUNDAY: More clouds and scattered showers. High: 61°. Wind: N 5-10 mph.

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