Wet next couple days, but nice for Oaks and Derby!

Scattered rain and storms Wednesday and Thursday will bring hefty rainfall.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FLASH FLOOD WATCH – Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening

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Staying warm and dry tonight with lows in the 60s. 

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and evening. 

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Locally heavy rain is likely and some flooding could be possible tomorrow night into early Thursday.  1-4″ rainfall totals possible.  

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The overall severe weather threat will stay low. Plan on more scattered showers for Thursday. 

Thankfully, the wet weather clears out for Oaks and Derby! Breezy and a bit cooler for Friday with highs in the upper 60s. Sunny and 70° for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby! 

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Rain chances could return late Monday into Tuesday.


TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and warm. High: 66°. Wind: S 10-15 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Scattered showers and storms. Rain chance: 80%. High: 77°. Wind: SW 10-20 mph.

THURSDAY: Scattered showers.  Rain chance: 90%.  High: 73°.  Wind: W 10-15 mph.

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