Scattered storms to end May

Good Friday, folks. It’s another day with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms as we get ready to close out May. Meteorological Summer begins Saturday, but it may feel more like the start of Meteorological Fall instead.

Before we get to the fall feel, let’s talk about the potential for some showers and storms out there today. Here are your radars to help you out:

Saturday is a breezy and mainly dry day as temps make a run at 80 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms will quickly increase from the northwest by evening and that will carry us into early Sunday:

This is a big blast of very cool air diving into the region from the northwest:

That will bring our numbers way, way down and even make it feel more like fall than the start of meteorological Summer. Check out the GFS low temps for Monday morning:

Yes, the model actually has some upper 30s showing up in southeastern Kentucky. That’s likely a little too cool, but that’s still amazing to see in early June.

Highs on Monday may not get to 70 in some spots:

The pattern looks fairly active beyond early next week and it’s one that likely turns us pretty wet once again. Check out the rain forecast for the next few weeks.

Have a fantastic Friday and take care.

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