Good Thursday, everyone. Tropical moisture is streaming into the bluegrass state today, setting the stage for rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms. These rounds will put down hefty rain totals and that’s likely to cause some flooding issues through early Saturday.

Here’s a breakdown of how all this may play out:

  • The first round of heavy rain and storms will move in from south to north today. This round may drop 1″-2″ of rain in some areas of central and western Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky may not see much rain today.
  • The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will zip in here Friday into Friday night. This may still be classified as a weak depression across southern Kentucky. This is neat to watch…

  • As this moves in, VERY HEAVY rains will be located along and to the north of the track. Friday through Friday night can drop 1″-4″ of additional rains.
  • Between now and Saturday morning, some 5″+ rain amounts will be possible. Here’s my current thinking…

  • The flood threat will be very high during this time, so please keep a close eye on water levels.

The rain will end quickly from east to west by Saturday morning. Much cooler air then moves in for the weekend into the first half of next week. A few showers will be possible at some point Monday or Tuesday. Highs will likely stay in the 70s for several days in a row.

I have you all set to track Cindy and the current rains across our region…

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I will have the latest updates on WKYT-TV starting at 4pm. Have a great day and take care.