After a dry and hot start to this Memorial Day weekend, our chances for a few scattered thunderstorms will increase as we head into Sunday. The big bubble of high pressure that has kept our weather summer-like along with holding a frontal boundary well to our north will weaken a bit over the next few days. This will allow the front to sink father south toward Kentuckiana and with plenty of available moisture in place over our region, storms look possible. The best chance should be along and north of the I-64 corridor closer to the front although storms are possible everywhere on Sunday as high reach the upper 80s. Heading into Memorial Day, a few isolated storms can’t be ruled out during the afternoon, but most spots should be dry with highs in the upper 80s to around 90 degrees to go along with some humidity.
As folks head back to work after the holiday, another dry and hot day should be in store on Tuesday with highs into the low 90s. We do have some changes for the mid and late week as frontal system finally pushes into Kentuckiana by late Wednesday. This will increase our chances for storms and should cool our temperatures down as well. Highs will be in the upper 80s Wednesday before falling into the low 80s Thursday with more clouds and rain around as the front moves through. It should be mainly dry and more pleasant behind the front as we close out the month of May with highs into the low and mid-80s. Enjoy the rest of your holiday weekend.
TONIGHT: A few clouds, a summer-like night. Low: 71. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
SUNDAY: A few storms, especially north. High: 87. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
MEMORIAL DAY: Partly sunny, hot and muggy. A stray storm possible. High: 90. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
Or, if you love weather photography, join our Kentucky/Indiana Cloud Watchers Facebook group.
Follow the WHAS11 First Alert Storm Team on Social Media:
Chief Meteorologist Ben Pine:
Meteorologist T.G. Shuck
Meteorologist Kaitlynn Fish
Meteorologist Reed Yadon
Meteorologist Alesha Ray