Wild weather breakdown

Good Tuesday to one and all. We continue to track a potent storm system toward the Bluegrass State. This system will bring some wild weather to the entire region over the next couple of days. The best advice I can give: Buckle up!

Here’s a breakdown of what to expect:

  • Heavy rain and thunderstorms increase from southwest to northeast Tuesday night and early Wednesday.
  • Some areas could pick up 1 to 3 inches of rain during that time. High-water problems are possible.
  • Highs could hit 60 in Central and Eastern Kentucky ahead of the low on Wednesday.
  • Much colder air wraps in quickly from the west Wednesday afternoon and evening. That will lead to rain changing to snow.
  • Wraparound snows will be likely Wednesday night and Thursday. A few inches of snow look possible.
  • High winds will be a big player through Thursday. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph could cause problems.

The latest NAM shows the progression of that storm:


That’s a big wind-maker from Tuesday night through Thursday.

Rainfall totals could be hefty from Tuesday night through Wednesday evening:


Local high-water problems are possible.

A switch to snow takes place Wednesday evening, with plenty of wraparound moisture:


That’s from the European model and suggests that accumulating snows are likely. The GFS agrees:


I leave you with your Tuesday trackers to get you ready for the storm:

Enjoy the day and take care.

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