Rain and some snow on the way

Good Sunday, folks. It’s another nice day across the land, but things are changing as we hit the new week. A couple of different systems will bring rain and snow our way as we kick off the week and there’s the increasing potential for accumulating snow for some.

Clouds will thicken out there today as temps stay in the low 50s for many of us. I can’t rule out a few showers this evening but the majority of the action holds off until later tonight and Monday.

That’s when a cold front moves in here with rain ahead of it as low pressure works into the Great Lakes. Temps on Monday may flirt with 60 degrees.

That front slows down as it crosses the state on Tuesday with cold air crashing in behind it. At the same time, a wave of low pressure develops and works along our boundary, enhancing precipitation along and, especially, behind the front. That would allow for rain to change to a mix and then snow. Where is this front as the low develops? That’s still the big question.

The trend has been for this to happen in a region that can bring a much better chance for accumulating snow across parts of Kentucky.

Let me say that the following maps and models are just that… Maps and models that can change from run to run.

The NAM decided to really hit the snow potential across central and eastern Kentucky:

Here’s the snow map from that run of the NAM:

The GFS isn’t as juiced up in the north and west, but has a similar theme and is farther northwest than earlier runs:

Here’s the snow map from that run of the GFS:

The Canadian Model is also keying on a similar area:

Here’s the snow map from that run of the Euro:

The European Model went back down the progressive road compared to the last run of the model:

Here’s the snowfall map from that run of the Euro:

Again, don’t go waxing the sleds, let’s see what the Sunday trends hold.

The temp crash on Monday night is fairly prolific and with the winds, it’s going to feel even colder. Check out the numbers:

Make it a good one and take care.

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