Gorgeous Weekend Ahead, But Lookout Monday

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SPC severe weather outlook for Sunday shows a risk that some storms may approach severe limits to our west.  That area looks to move east for Monday and include the WBKO viewing area.
SPC severe weather outlook for Sunday shows a risk that some storms may approach severe limits to our west. That area looks to move east for Monday and include the WBKO viewing area.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Showers and a few thunderstorms, diminishing west to east.
6am: Showers East, Clearing West 61°
8am: Clearing 60°
10am: Partly Sunny 62°

COOLER (BUT STILL WARM):
A frontal system quickly swept through overnight with showers and thunderstorms. A few storms were strong with gusty winds and intense lightning. Any lingering showers will end by mid-morning with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny. It will be cooler than Thursday but temperatures will remain a bit above normal, topping out in the mid 70s. Tonight looks tranquil and seasonably cool with lows in the mid 40s.

THE WEEKEND:
Very warm weather – some of the warmest of the year – will be the story of the weekend. Saturday looks to bring us lots of sunshine, and while most of Sunday appears dry, chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive Sunday evening as a system over the Plains draws closer. We’ll have highs in the low to mid 80s both weekend days.

UNSETTLED NEXT WEEK:
Looks like April closes out on a stormy note. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Monday into Tuesday, with chances for rain persisting into Wednesday and Thursday. Some storms Monday could be strong, with potential for heavy rain and minor flooding also present early next week. The week should begin with seasonably warm temperatures before much cooler air arrives toward the end of the period.

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TODAY:
T/Storms Ending, Gradual Clearing…High 74, winds NW-11
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.15″

TONIGHT:
Mainly Clear and Mild…Low 47, winds Calm

SATURDAY:
Mostly Sunny and Warm…High 82, Low 52, winds SW-10

SUNDAY:
Breezy & Warm, Thunderstorms Late…High 84, Low 62, winds S-12
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.05″

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Rain, Thunderstorms Tonight

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Predictive radar (using the NAM model) shows scattered showers and thunderstorms along a cold front moving through around or after midnight.
Predictive radar (using the NAM model) shows scattered showers and thunderstorms along a cold front moving through around or after midnight.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
A fair sky with increasing clouds toward midday.
6am: Fair 44°
8am: Fair 51°
10am: Fair 63°

WARMING UP WITH SOME RAIN:
After a cooler Wednesday, breezy south winds will warm us up today. Highs should climb into the upper 70s to near 80 – around 10 degrees warmer than Wednesday. Clouds will increase as a swift-moving cold front approaches. Showers and thunderstorms are likely late tonight into the predawn hours of Friday. While no severe storms are expected, a few storms may contain gusty winds, lightning and small hail. Lows tonight will be mild, only falling into the upper 50s.

Friday looks nice, with skies becoming mostly sunny and temperatures still a bit above normal. We’ll see highs in the mid 70s to close out the work week.

THE WEEKEND:
Warm weather continues into Saturday and Sunday. Saturday looks to bring us lots of sunshine, and while most of Sunday appears dry, chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive Sunday night as a system over the Plains draws closer. We’ll have highs in the upper 70s to near 80 both weekend days.

UNSETTLED NEXT WEEK:
Looks like April closes out on a stormy note. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Monday into Tuesday, with chances for rain persisting into Wednesday. Some storms Monday could be strong, with potential for heavy rain and minor flooding also present early next week. The week should begin with seasonably warm temperatures before much cooler air arrives toward the end of the period.

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TODAY:
Partly Sunny, Breezy and Warm…High 80, winds S-13

TONIGHT:
Chance of Thunderstorms Late…Low 58, winds SW-13
Precip Ch. 80% – Rain Amount 0.35″

FRIDAY:
Gradually Becoming Mostly Sunny…High 74, winds NW-11

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Gradually Warmer, More Rain Chances

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Clear and cooler.
6am: Clear 44°
8am: Clear 48°
10am: Sunny 55°

COOLER BUT NICE:
A cold front swept through our region sending winds around to the northwest and bringing slightly cooler temperatures in for midweek. We’ll start with readings in the lower 40s. Under lots of sunshine, today’s highs should top out in the upper 60s to near 70° – just a bit below normal for late April. Things stay quiet through most of Thursday with a breezy south wind taking us back up to near 80 Thursday afternoon.

ANOTHER SHOT FOR SHOWERS:
Our next system arrives Thursday night with a good chance for showers and thunderstorms. Rain ends by early Friday morning, with sunshine returning to close out the work week. Highs remain close to 80 Friday.

THE WEEKEND:
Seasonable temperatures are expected Saturday into Sunday, with a chance for rain to close out the weekend. Things stay unsettled early next week, as a stalled front will cause several rounds of rain and thunderstorms which could lead to some minor flooding.

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TODAY:
Sunny and Pleasant…High 68, winds NE-5

TONIGHT:
Mainly Clear and Mild…Low 46, winds Calm

THURSDAY:
Partly Sunny, Breezy and Warm…High 80, winds S-13

More April Showers

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Temperatures will be cooler than average tonight and again on Wednesday but will recover nicely as we head into the weekend.
Temperatures will be cooler than average tonight and again on Wednesday but will recover nicely as we head into the weekend.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
6am: Showers 60°
8am: Showers 60°
10am: Partly Sunny 66°

SOME RAIN THEN COOLER:
Rain showers end from west to east this morning with some sun returning in the afternoon. Breezy northwest winds behind the cold front will bring cooler air into the region. Highs will top out around 70. As skies clear tonight, readings drop into the upper 30s to near 40 for most. A little patchy frost is possible in sheltered spots mainly east of Bowling Green, but nothing widespread. Wednesday features fair skies and highs in the upper 60s.

ANOTHER SHOT FOR SHOWERS:
We warm back up Thursday before our next system arrives Thursday night with a good chance for showers and thunderstorms. Highs Thursday will top out near 80 with Friday looking warm and dry.

EARLY LOOK AT THE WEEKEND:
Seasonable temperatures are expected Saturday into Sunday, with a chance for rain to close out the weekend into Monday. A stalled front will cause several rounds of rain which could lead to some minor flooding.

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TODAY:
Scattered Showers, Afternoon Clearing…High 70, winds NW-12
Precip Ch. 30% – Rain Amount 0.10″

TONIGHT:
Clear and Cooler…Low 40, winds NE-4

WEDNESDAY:
Sunny, but Cooler…High 68, winds NE-7

An Unsettled Start

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Hi-resolution predictive radar showing isolated showers moving in for this afternoon.
Hi-resolution predictive radar showing isolated showers moving in for this afternoon.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
A fair sky with mild temperatures.
6am: Partly Cloudy 50°
8am: Partly Cloudy 58°
10am: Mostly Cloudy 70°

RAIN CHANCES RISE:
After a gorgeous weekend, some changes are on the way. We’ll start the day under a fair sky before clouds increase during the afternoon. An isolated shower or thundershower may crop up late in the day with highs staying warm in the upper 70s. Rain chances climb tonight through early Tuesday as a cold front pushes through. A few thunderstorms are possible during this period but severe weather is not expected. Highs Tuesday drop a bit into the more seasonal lower 70s.

BRIEF COOL DOWN, THEN ANOTHER WARMUP:
Fair weather returns Tuesday night through Wednesday with slightly cooler temperatures for midweek. A south wind sends us right back to near 80 by Thursday afternoon before another decent chance for rain and thunderstorms returns Thursday night into Friday.

EARLY LOOK AT THE WEEKEND:
Seasonable temperatures are expected Saturday into Sunday, with a shot at rain to close out the weekend.

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TODAY:
Increasing Clouds. Ch. Isol’d Showers…High 79, winds SW-10
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.05″

TONIGHT:
Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms…Low 60, winds W-7
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.15″

TUESDAY:
Partly Sunny, Breezy with Ch. of Showers…High 72, winds NW-13
Precip Ch. 40% – Rain Amount 0.10″

Beautiful Easter Weekend!

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NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Partly cloudy and mild.
6am: Partly Cloudy 48°
8am: Partly Cloudy 53°
10am: Partly Cloudy 62°

WARMING CONTINUES:
We had no problem getting back into the 60s Thursday thanks to more sunshine and a light southerly breeze. The warming trend continues for Good Friday despite some morning clouds with a weak front clipping through the region. Outside of a remote chance for an isolated shower over mainly western sections, we look to stay dry through the day. Highs climb into the upper 60s to near 70 as morning clouds give way to more sun as the day progresses. Tonight’s lows will be seasonably mild, dropping into the upper 40s.

EASTER HOLIDAY WEEKEND:
Both Saturday and Easter Sunday will be spectacular for any outdoor activities such as cookouts, Easter egg hunts and sunrise services. Highs will warm into the mid 70s Saturday before climbing into the upper 70s Easter Sunday. Lows will moderate into the low to mid 50s.

SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED:
A few showers will move through Monday and Tuesday along with a rumble of thunder or two. Daytime readings hold in the 70s early next week before jumping into the low 80s toward the end of the period.

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TODAY:
Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers…High 69, winds SE-5

TONIGHT:
Partly Cloudy and Mild…Low 47, winds Calm

SATURDAY:
Sunny and Warm…High 75, Low 48, winds NE-9

EASTER SUNDAY:
Mostly Sunny and Warmer…High 78, Low 54, winds S-8

A Warmup That Will Last A While

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FROST ADVISORY late tonight/early Thursday for areas along and east of I-65.

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Mainly clear and cool with a few high clouds.
6am: Mainly Clear 43°
8am: Mostly Sunny 46°
10am: Mostly Sunny 56°

QUIETLY WARMER:
High pressure is large and in charge of the weather the next few days. Like Wednesday, we will see lots of sunshine again today along with a few high clouds at times. Afternoon highs will reach into the mid 60s aided by a south wind. As a rather weak disturbance approaches the region tonight, clouds will be on the increase with a slight chance of a shower on Good Friday. Overnight lows will be mild in the upper 40s.

EASTER HOLIDAY WEEKEND:
Both Saturday and Easter Sunday will be spectacular for any outdoor activities such as cookouts, Easter egg hunts and sunrise services. Highs will warm into the low to mid 70s and lows will moderate into the low to mid 50s.

SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED:
A few showers will move through Monday and Tuesday along with a rumble of thunder or two but temperatures will remain in the low to mid 70s.

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TODAY:
Mostly Sunny, Warmer…High 66, winds SE-6

TONIGHT:
Increasing Clouds…Low 48, winds S-4

GOOD FRIDAY:
Partly Sunny, Slight Chance of Showers…High 68, winds NE-5
Precip Ch. 20% – Rain Amount 0.03″