Many spots saw a 1″-2″ during the early hours of Wednesday…with the focus now on the frost and freeze potential Thursday morning.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Much colder air has moved into Kentucky and Southern Indiana on this Wednesday, so the heavier jackets will come in handy through the day. The heavy burst of snow that dropped 1” to 2” of wet snow on the grassy areas and elevated surfaces in some locations overnight has moved on so mainly dry conditions are expected today although an isolated shower may be possible during the afternoon. The big story on this Wednesday will be the blustery and chilly conditions around the area. Afternoon highs will struggle into the upper 40s and low 50s, more than 20 degrees below average.
Widespread frost and freeze conditions look likely across the entire area into Thursday morning with temperatures dipping down into the upper 20s and low 30s. Flower gardens, orchards and vineyards could really be impacted with it being so deep in April and everything in full bloom, so you’ll want to take the proper precautions. Temperatures work back into the 60s with rain returning Saturday. We finally get some significant warmth back early next week with highs surging back into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees!
TODAY: Chilly breezes, a few isolated showers. High: 50°. Wind: NW 10-15 mph.
TONIGHT: Freeze Warning, protect your plants! Low: 34°. Wind: W 5-10 mph.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny and still cool. High: 56°. Wind: W 5-10 mph.
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