Pleasant to end the week before rain arrives to begin the weekend

Saturday looks damp but our weather should improve Sunday with much warmer air to kick off Derby week!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — We are set up for a quiet finish to what has been an interesting week of weather across Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Despite temperatures remaining below average for late April, it should be a bit milder into Friday. We could still see some patchy frost east of Louisville into early Friday, so a Frost Advisory is up for that area. Our overnight lows should occur not long after Midnight under clear skies before some mid-level clouds move in, allowing temperatures to level off or even rise a few degrees toward daybreak. Friday looks mainly dry ahead of our next storm system with a mix of clouds and sunshine and highs in the low 60s. 

It should be a wet Saturday to the weekend as a wave of low pressure moves through the region so expect rain much of the day with highs either side of 60 degrees. Sunday will obviously be the pick day out the weekend as we clear out, sunshine returns and highs reach the mid-60s. A big warm-up is on the way to kick off Derby Week as temperatures jump all the way into the upper 70s Monday and low 80s on Tuesday! With dry weather and sunshine expected both days, it be a great time to be outside. Another front will arrive late Wednesday and into Thursday with rain and storms along with highs backing down into the mid-70s.

FORECAST:   

TONIGHT: Patchy frost east…mostly clear then increasing clouds. Low: 39°. Wind: SW 5 mph.

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and pleasant. High: 63°.  Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

SATURDAY: Light rain, a damp day. High: 61°. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

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