Good Wednesday everyone. The early arrival of fall we have been harping on for weeks has arrived here in Kentucky. Temps today are more typical of what we would expect for Halloween week instead of the middle of September.
Temps early today will start out very close to 40 degrees. A few of the traditional cold spots may hit the upper 30s. We haven’t been this chilly so early in the season since 2000. If Lexington can somehow see the official thermometer drop into the upper 30s, this would be the second earliest sub 40 degree temp on record.
Readings by the afternoon will top out in the mid 60s for most of the region under mainly sunny skies.
Thursday morning will start out chilly with temps near 40. Warmer winds will blow and our temps will hit the middle 70s by the end of the day.
Friday looks to be another breezy and mild day with mid to upper 70s. A few clouds will increase and I can’t rule out a scattered shower by the evening. A much better chance for showers and some thunder moves in for Saturday. This is ahead of our next blast of fall chill. Here’s the European Model:
That blast is likely to be colder than the current one. Highs on Saturday will depend on exactly where the front is, but should stay in the 60s. Sunday and Monday will see low and mid 60s for highs with lows threatening to get into patchy frost range.
Enjoy your blast of Halloween weather and take care.