Some ugly showing up for Kentucky Derby Week

Good Sunday to one and all. The month of May is starting out on a rather damp and stormy note out there today. This looks to be a sign of things to come as we head into Kentucky Derby Week. Some nasty is showing up as our temps get ready to take a big drop.

Scattered showers and storms will rumble across the region through this evening. Any of these storms can be strong or locally severe. Heavy rainfall continues to be a possibility for some areas, so watch the creeks and streams.

Here’s what you need to track today’s action:
Latest Day 1 convective outlook

Current watches
Current Watches

Possible watch areas
Current MDs

Another rain and storm maker looks to take aim at the region late Monday into early Tuesday. The NAM is showing widespread showers and storms:

NAM

Much cooler air sweeps in on Tuesday with temps struggling to get to 60 in a few areas.

This much cooler than normal air continues through the rest of the week as a huge upper level low drops into our region:

GFS Temps

Unsettled weather in the form of gusty showers may be with us at times:

GFS

I’m hopeful we can get that system to pull away by the weekend, but it’s going to be a very close call.

Make it a sensational Sunday and take care.

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