Cooler air moves in for the weekend

Good Friday, folks. Rain is beginning to push out of the region, with cooler air taking control through the final weekend of April. As we head into the first week of May, things turn much warmer with some storms lurking.

Let’s start with today. Morning rain will fade as the day wears on and partly sunny skies return. There is still a slight chance for a late day shower or storm in the east:

Temps will be in the 60s for afternoon highs.

Clear skies tonight will set the stage for a few upper 30s to show up across central and eastern Kentucky. The rest of our Saturday is a windy one with a mix of sun and clouds as a cold front drops in from the northwest. That may touch off a shower or storm in the afternoon and evening:

This is a fairly cool weekend as temps may struggle to get much past 60 on Sunday.

The setup for Kentucky Derby week is a warm one that can turn stormy:

Here’s what the European Model is looking like for Oaks Day and Derby Day:

Obviously, those will change from day to day, but the overall pattern has a stormy look to it.

Make it a good one and take care.

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