Good Monday to one and all. A major pattern change is underway, delivering showers and thunderstorms to the region. They will bring some much-needed rain to many areas and will unleash a huge outbreak of cool weather.
Monday’s showers and storms might be a little on the strong side. Localized severe weather is possible, especially in southern Kentucky. Winds will gust as the storms blow through.
These boomers are being pushed by a big dip in the jet stream. This is a setup you normally see in the dead of winter instead of the middle of July:
That will allow for the possibility of record lows in coming days. The NAM is forecasting highs in the low to middle 70s for Tuesday:
Our next chance of rain arrives Friday and Saturday and is looking more impressive by the day.
Speaking of rain, let’s track Monday’s showers and possible strong storms:
Tuesday’s risk area
Have a great Monday and take care.