The Wind Begins!

You are waking up to quite a windy day across the region as gusty south winds have taken over the region giving us quite the warm start with temperatures already in the upper 50s to low 60s.

Temperatures via KY Mesonet

These winds will be the story over the next 24-36 hours ahead of our next cold front. Because of that the National Weather Service has placed all of Southern Kentucky in a wind advisory that will go into affect at 2 AM tomorrow. Winds on your Saturday will be 20-30 mph and gusting to 50 mph outside of thunderstorms. You will want to prepare by taking the time to secure any loose items in your yard.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Southern Kentucky in a Marginal (1/5) Risk for severe weather on Saturday. With any thunderstorm that comes through there will be the potential for damaging winds. We will be keeping our eyes on this threat and bringing you the latest here on the blog, and on our Facebook and Twitter.

Severe Weather Outlook via SPC

Forecast:

Today: Scattered rain showers throughout the day, winds out of the south at 15-20 mph, with gusts near 30 mph. Chance of Precipitation 60%. Hi: 67°

Tonight: Rain increasing and possibly a thunderstorm. Winds out of the south at 15-20 mph, gusting to 35 mph. Chance of Precipitation 70%. Lo: 60°

Tomorrow: *Wind Advisory* Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, warm, winds out of the south at 20-25 mph, gusting as high as 50 mph. Chance of Precipitation: 90%. Hi: 70°

Extended Forecast:

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Have a Great Day!

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