Heading into Sunday, things begin to look stormy across the region. A cold front situated over the Northern Central Plains looks to track through the region by Sunday afternoon. The SPC's latest map issued continuing to show a slight risk for severe storms the ENTIRE state. Dew points across the state will remain in the low 70's with an abundant amount of atmospheric moisture available to work with and in return will help trigger the development of these storms. CAPE continues to show steady values across the area between 1500-2000 J/Kg for Sunday. Widespread showers and storms should prevail into the late morning, early afternoon hours.
The NOAA/HPC Forecast outlook for Sunday. The cold front extending
down from the Great Lakes into the Mississippi Valley will track through the
Commonwealth from North to South bringing a slight chance for severe weather.
SPC Categorical Outlook for Sunday showing a slight risk for
severe storms over the entire state of Kentucky while extending well into
the New England region.
- Sunday night the system should be exiting to our east as showers and storms are expected to come to an end. Low 72, under partly cloudy skies with light winds from the Southwest around 5-10 mph.
- Monday looks much better as conditions begin to dry out a bit. Expect clearing skies and sunny conditions with a high around 87 degrees. Light winds from the Northeast around 5 mph.
- Monday night expect partly cloudy conditions with lows dropping around our average at 66 degrees.
- Tuesday we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high of 89 degrees. Mostly clear skies should continue into Tuesday evening and overnight with lows around 69 degrees.
Forecaster: Chris Johnson