Good Monday and Happy New Year. The final day of 2018 is going out with a bang as another massive storm system rolls through. This may spawn high winds, heavy rainfall and a few severe storms.
Here’s a breakdown of how things look today:
- Heavy rain and some thunder starts our the day as warm front lifts northward through the state. This may cause a few high water issues.
- Warmer air moves in this afternoon as temps surge into the 60s central and eastern Kentucky.
- A squall line of showers and thunderstorms will sweep eastward across the state during the afternoon and evening.
- Heavy rains of 1″-3″ will be possible during this event, especially in the west and central parts of Kentucky.
- Some, at least, local high water issues will be possible.
- High winds are going to be a major player and could reach between 50mph and 60mph. Another round of wind damage is possible with this event.
- A few strong to severe storms are possible across much of the state. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes will be possible in this environment.
The Storm Prediction Center now has a Marginal to Slight Risk for much of the state:
Here’s where I think has the greatest risk for, at least, local high water issues to develop:
I have you all set to track the crazy weather on this last day of the year:
Have a great New Year’s Eve and take care.