Daily Archives: October 25, 2018

Time posted: 7:01 pm

Thursday Evening Update

Good evening, folks. Rain continues to overspread the region and that’s a trend that continues through Friday. This is the first of a few rounds of rain and wind to impact the region through the upcoming weekend. Behind that, the pattern takes on a very interesting look to end October and begin November.

First things first… Rain is moving in this evening and will continue to increase overnight…

Ugly weather continues through Friday and into much of Saturday. The next system zips in here on Sunday and is likely to bring high winds to the region…

Gusts of 40-45mph are possible through Sunday evening. Rain will also increase during this time.

As that system rolls eastward, temps should rebound pretty good for Tuesday into early on Halloween. Unfortunately, that’s ahead of another big storm system rolling into the region. Rain and gusty winds look to be a good bet Halloween into Thursday. Here’s the new European…

A deep trough digs in behind that and has the chance to bring our first taste of winter weather for the first weekend of November…

The Canadian has a similar thought process with both of the above systems…

The late day GFS is even starting to pick up on this scenario…

We shall see how that goes, but it’s an interesting look for early November.

Enjoy the evening and take care.

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Time posted: 12:36 pm

Here Comes The Rain

Good afternoon, folks. I may not get around to an evening update so I thought I would go ahead and throw one at ya a little early today. As you can imagine, the focus is on the ugly weather rolling in today and lasting through the upcoming weekend.

Rain is already moving into western Kentucky and this will sweep eastward through tonight. Locally heavy rains will carry us into Friday as the remnants of former Pacific Hurricane Willa move through. Pretty crazy to have two Pacific hurricanes to bring rain to Kentucky in la two week span.

Back by popular demand is your Kentucky radar to track the rains…

Temps on Friday will range from the upper 40s to low 50s. Winds will be gusty, making for a pretty dreary day.

A few showers will hang tight into Saturday, especially across the central and east. That’s where temps may not get out of the 40s for highs.

The next rain maker zips in on Sunday and will be accompanied by very gusty winds. Those winds may approach 40mph at times…

Rainfall totals through Monday may exceed 1″ for many areas…

That Sunday system gets whisked to our east pretty quickly as another system takes aim at us by the middle of next week. In my last update, I mentioned how the weather for Halloween was looking dicey and things have not improved today. Another cold front moves in, bringing rain and wind…

The European Model slows that system down, allowing for a deepening trough to catch it from the west. That forms a big area of low pressure that has a lot of winter with it…

The first week of November certainly has an interesting look to it.

If I can, I will update once again this evening. As usual, you can get the latest from me on WKYT-TV starting at 4pm.

Enjoy the rest of your day and take care.

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Time posted: 1:46 am

Some Nasty Weather Days On The Way

Good Thursday to one and all. We have two big weather makers rolling toward the bluegrass state over the next several days. These two will combine to bring some pretty nasty weather days to our part of the world. Rounds of rain, gusty winds and chilly temps highlight, or lowlight, the forecast.

Clouds are thickening up today as the first system tracks across the deep south. This has an inverted trough developing northward into the Tennessee Valley, giving our system a double barrel low look. The main low runs up the east coast as a full blown nor’easter.

Rain arrives in Kentucky from southwest to northeast this evening into tonight. Those rains may be heavy at times early Friday with gusty showers taking us through Friday night. Temps will generally be in the upper 40s to low 50s for highs across the state.

A few showers will hang tough into Saturday as winds stay gusty. Temps range from the upper 40s to middle 50s, with the chilliest air in the east…

The next system then drops in from the northwest on Sunday, bringing widespread rain back into Kentucky. As that system wraps up to our east, northwesterly winds will keep a few chilly showers going into Monday…

That moves away late Monday, leaving us with some pretty good weather leading up to Halloween. The weather for the big day itself is a little dicey, given the timing of an advancing trough. This could fire up another potent storm system or two into early November…

I will have another update later today. Until then, I leave you with your Kentucky radar to track the rain toward the state…

Enjoy your Thursday and take care.

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