Better days on the way

Good Sunday to one and all. We continue to deal with some rain across our region, but better weather is about to blow in to start the new week. This will lead us into some very warm temps later in the week, with thunderstorms chances ramping up.

In the short-term, we are still watching heavy rains lashing far southeastern Kentucky. Flooding issues continue for those counties along the Virginia border and could worsen with another inch or two of rain today.

Leftover showers will give way to slow clearing for areas of central and northern parts of the region. Highs range from the upper 50s to low 60s:

Hamburg Area from WKYT Studio
Lexington

Monday looks much better with temps closing in on 70 with a mix of sun and clouds. 80 is possible for Tuesday into Wednesday as strong southwesterly winds kick in ahead of a cold front. That front brings a line of strong storms in here by Wednesday night.

The Canadian has a potent line of storms:

Temps will then surge by the end of next week into next weekend. Readings will head deep into the 80s and could flirt with 90 degrees. That warm and unstable air could set the stage for a plains to Appalachian Mountains severe weather outbreak:

Have a great day and take care.

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