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Thursday will bring our next chance at rain with a cold front moving into the region from the northwest. No severe weather is expected with this system. The best rain chances look to stay north of Bowling Green as the front passes through northern Kentucky Thursday afternoon/night. We may still see a few showers and storms develop and head our way. The main threat with these would be heavy rain and lightning.
Friday will bring more high pressure into the Ohio Valley with clearing skies and a cool off after the passage of the cold front. As a strong northerly flow persists, this high pressure will be hanging around for the weekend. A trough axis over our area should keep temperatures on the cooler side. Expect a beautiful weekend with only a slight chance of thunderstorms of the pop up and scattered nature in the afternoon heating.
Thursday: High: 85 Low:70, slight chance of storms in the afternoon with an eventual clearing after passsage of the cold front.
Expected temperatures and conditions:
Friday: High:80 Low: 65, Clear skies with only occasional cloud cover.
Saturday: High: 82, Low: 68, Clear skies with only occasional cloud cover.
Sunday: High: 85, Low: 68, Clear skies with only occasional cloud cover.
NEXT UPDATE: 8/18/12
FORECASTER: Emily Yates