Good Sunday, everyone. Waves of rain and thunderstorms blasted the bluegrass state on Saturday, causing all kinds of problems. From flooding rains to fires from lightning strikes to high winds… we had it all. Could today offer up more of the same? That’s a possibility.
Now that we are in September… let’s take a quick look back at a soggy summer(June-August) in Lexington.
The summer ended on a record note with August 31st being the wettest last day of the August on record with 2.06″
The summer as a whole was the 3rd wettest on record with 21.75″ of rain. Only 1974 and 1992 produced more rain than this summer.
We did manage to break another record for the summer… the most days with, at least, 1″ of rain. We had 10 of them and that’s never happened before.
We have a weak boundary that continues to be located across the region and this will continue to be the focal point for showers and storms. These will come out us in waves and may bring torrential rains, small hail, high winds and thousands of lightning strikes.
As usual, I have you all set to track it:
Labor Day will feature a cold front crossing the state and that will bring additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms. Temps will hit the low 80s outside of the storms.
That front will swing usher in cooler and drier air to the region. That will be a breath of fresh air with temps in the 70s for highs on Tuesday as lows hit the 50s. The middle and end of next week continues to look good with temps slightly below normal and mainly dry weather.
Have a great Sunday and take care.