Our slow and steady warm-up is set to continue as we close out the week on this Friday and should really kick up this weekend. With clear skies and the snow pack still in place, temperatures were cold but not as frigid across Kentuckiana during the early morning hours.
With plenty of sunshine expected and a southwest wind picking up as high pressure to our south, afternoon highs should work back into the low-40s, which is right around average for late January. We’ll continue to break out of the deep freeze and really begin to melt the snow pack away as temperatures head into the upper 40s Saturday, despite some cloudiness around. With our next storm system drawing closer on Sunday, afternoon highs will surge into the mid to upper 50s with just a few spotty showers possible late in the day.
The beginning of next week looks wet as a cold front makes its way across the region so expect a damp and breezy Monday with occasional rain across Kentuckiana. The good news is that the air behind next week’s front isn’t arctic based, so while we’ll see cooler temperatures as that system departs, temperatures will still be around average into the low and mid-40s for highs. Have a great Friday and a nice weekend to come!
TODAY: More sunshine, breezy and milder. High: 42. Wind: SW 10-15 mph.
TONIGHT: A few clouds, not as cold. Low: 34. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
SATURDAY: Scattered clouds, a touch warmer. High: 48. Wind: SW 5-10 mph
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