Good Sunday, everyone. It’s chilly and blustery day across central and eastern Kentucky, but the focus is on the week ahead. Our big Thanksgiving week looks like a busy one with several systems set to impact our weather.
Let me begin with today and roll forward. A rain or snow shower may be noted early this morning across the southeast, but most areas hang with a mix of sun and clouds. Temps will hit the 40s, but a gusty wind will make it feel colder. Here’s regional radar to track anything that’s leftover:
Our next storm system continues to look potent in the plains on Tuesday then into the Great Lakes on Wednesday. That means a strong cold front moves sweeps across Kentucky, bringing showers and thunderstorms rolling across the state. This also looks like a big time wind maker around here too.
It will then be followed by a weaker setup that tries to throw a little precip in here late Wednesday into Thanksgiving. You can see both of those on the GFS:
As we get deeper into Thanksgiving weekend, we find another big storm system targeting our region. This one will bring the potential for high winds and strong storms ahead of it, and a big temp crash and some snow behind it. This unleashes a cold pattern to start December: