Lexington, Kentucky

All right gang, it’s forecast time. We’re off to the home of the University of Kentucky for our forecast today.

At 1154AM, ET, Lexington was reporting clear skies and a sultry 91 degrees, with a dew point of 73 degrees. A cold front is moving through the northern Great Lakes, and some prefrontal instability was leading to bands of clouds in the eastern Great Lakes. The strongest prefrontal trough has started to touch off some deeper convection over northern Indiana and Ohio.
The boundary itself will arrive in northern Kentucky around midday on Friday, and through that time, this afternoon and tomorrow morning, there will be a threat for some showers and storms. A strong area of high pressure is building in behind the boundary, and a quick turn towards sunny skies after the Friday morning showers is expected. Saturday in particular looks fantastic.
Tomorrow – morning showers and storms, High 81, Low 65
Saturday, High 80, Low 60

TWC: Tomorrow – Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High 82, Low 67
Tomorrow – A mainly sunny sky.  High 81, Low 59

AW: Tomorrow – Variable cloudiness, a couple of showers and a thunderstorm; not as hot but humid High 83, Low 67
Tomorrow – Mostly sunny; nice High 82, Low 59

NWS: Tomorrow – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, High 83, Low 67
Tomorrow – Sunny, High 81, Low 60

WB: Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, High 78, Low 67
Saturday – Mostly sunny, High 78, Low 61

WN: Tomorrow – Party cloudy with scattered storms, High 83, Low 73
Saturday – Sunny, High 81, Low 60

FIO: Tomorrow – Rain starting in the morning, continuing until afternoon. High 79, Low 68
Saturday – Partly cloudy overnight. High 81, Low 58

Here is a look at the satellite, showing some serious convection north of Indianapolis, and also near Cleveland. Showers and storms may pop up this afternoon a little further south, by Cleveland.

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