Good Friday, everyone. It’s a very soggy beginning to the day as heavy rain rolls across the state. This is all part of a wet start to the weekend that may actually throw a little bit of winter our way by Saturday night.
In case you guys missed the winter forecast, the Kentucky Weather Podcast has the highlights and I talk about the whys behind the outlook. Give it a listen…
I’ll have all the maps for you guys this weekend.
Today’s rain is heavy this morning. but should quickly end from north to south during the afternoon. Here are your radars for the day:
After a break into tonight, rain quickly returns early Saturday and continues through the day. That’s when low pressure works in from the southwest and rolls across the eastern half of Kentucky. Once the low passes to our northeast late Saturday, colder air sweeps in and could change the rain to some light snow or snow showers into early Sunday.
After a small hiccup in seeing this system, the NAM is back and showing the flake chances:
As expected, the storm system for early Thanksgiving week continues to give the models fits. There continues to be a pattern with more energy than the models can handle. That’s a theme for the next week and change before arctic air takes control of the country once again.
The GFS went from a powerhouse plains storm to the weakest storm of all rolling into the Great Lakes:
Have a great Friday and take care.