Good Wednesday, everyone. July is quickly running out of days as our calendar flips to August on Friday. But even as the calendar will show a different month, the overall weather pattern looks to continue.
The weather is running about two months ahead of schedule, and that’s leading to record lows. Many thermometers, including in Lexington, hit record lows Tuesday morning. Wednesday morning might also see record lows. The record for Lexington is 51 degrees in 1965.
Your Kentucky Mesonet stations give you an idea of what to look for:
Wednesday morning’s lows
Skies later Wednesday will feature a mix of sun and clouds, with highs in the mid- and upper 70s. A scattered shower or thunderstorm might go up during the heart of the day.
Highs for Thursday and Friday will be near the lower 80s, with a slightly better chance of a shower or thunderstorm.
Scattered storms look to be a little more prominent over the weekend, with similar temps. The NAM shows the increase in moisture:
Here’s the GFS rainfall forecast for the next 5 days: