A damp start to the weekend before we dry out and warm up quickly into Derby Week

After an all day rain Saturday, our weather looks quiet and warm with highs into the upper 70s/low 80s Monday and Tuesday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — We are set up for a wet start to the weekend across Kentucky and Southern Indiana as a wave of low pressure spins through the area. Saturday looks like a damp day with light rain the majority of the day as afternoon highs struggle into the upper 50s. The good news is that this system should be in and out in short order, so the entire weekend won’t be a complete washout.

 Sunday should be much better as we dry out with a mix of clouds and sunshine. While afternoon highs will remain below average for late April, it should be a pleasant day with highs into the mid-60s. 

Much warmer air will move into the region to kick off Derby Week with summer-like conditions on Monday and Tuesday. It will be a great time to be outside as afternoon highs reach the upper 70s and low 80s! Our next storm system will approach into the mid-week with the chances for a few showers and storms picking up late Wednesday and especially into Thursday. 

Highs will back off a bit into the mid-70s Thursday with the clouds and rain around. The model data is not synced up with the timing as this system exits the region into Oaks Day but at this point, we may see a few showers into Friday. Temperatures will be slightly cooler but pleasant with highs into the mid and upper 60s.

FORECAST:   

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy, mainly dry. Low: 49°.  Wind: SE 5-10 mph.

SATURDAY: Cloudy with rain, a damp day. High: 59°. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and pleasant. High: 66°. Wind: W 5-10 mph.

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