NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Showers and thunderstorms with intense lightning, heavy downpours, gusty winds and even small hail will move west of I-65 and taper off by mid-morning.
6am: Mostly Cloudy, Ch. Showers 61°
8am: Mostly Cloudy, Ch. Showers 64°
11am: Mostly to Partly Cloudy 68°
STILL WARM BUT UNSETTLED:
A stormy start to our Thursday with numerous showers and strong thunderstorms. Heavy downpours, intense lightning, gusty winds and even some small hail are possible with a few of the storms this morning. We will see the storms taper off for a while through the day with a chance some isolated showers and thunderstorms could pop up given the added instability. A few storms could reach severe limits producing damaging winds, large hail and even a tornado.
As low pressure and a trailing cold front advance through South-Central Kentucky, there will be potential for some storms to be strong to severe late tonight into early Friday morning. A SLIGHT RISK for storms containing gusty winds and large hail is up for much of the region during that period. We’ll dry out Friday afternoon, with highs around 70 to close out the work week.
At this time, Saturday and Sunday look cooler. Highs will be in the lower 60s with overnight lows in the lower 40s, with scattered rain chances returning Sunday night into Monday.
Another storm system moving northeastward out of the Deep South may send more rain back into the region Monday. Highs remain in the lower 60s early next week.
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms… High 77, winds SW-17
Precip Ch. 70% – Rain Amount 0.40″
Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms Late… Low 60, winds SW-17
Precip Ch. 80% – Rain Amount 0.10-0.50″
AM Showers, Clearing by Afternoon…High 70, winds W-16
Precip Ch. 60% – Rain Amount 0.25″