Thursday AM Forecast (11/2/17)

Headlines

  • Warmer Weather is Here
  • Showers and Storms Possible Overnight
  • Cold Front Friday Turns To Warm Front Saturday

Today – Mostly Cloudy – High 74° / Tonight – Showers & Storms – Low 67°

A warm front moved through the region yesterday, which is responsible for the mild morning across the area! The low temperature last night was 61° in Draffenville!

Low Temperatures - Kentucky Mesonet
Low Temperatures – Kentucky Mesonet

Warm. moist air will continue to stream into the region from the south today. This will lead to high temperatures around 74° even under mostly cloudy skies.

How this weather feels after the cold temperatures - giphy.com
How this weather feels after the cold temperatures – giphy.com

Showers and storms will form out ahead of a cold front overnight. As of now severe weather is not a concern, but some gusty winds may be possible with stronger storms. Lows will drop to around 67°.

HRRR Model Simulated Radar - Valid Today - Tonight - pivotalweather.com
HRRR Model Simulated Radar – Valid Today – Tonight – pivotalweather.com

Friday – Isolated Showers – High 68° / Fri Night – Isolated Showers – Low 60°

The aforementioned cold front will continue to push through the region Friday. Highs will likely occur in the morning hours before the cold front passes.

WPC Forecast Frontal Positions - Valid 7 AM Friday - NOAA WPC
WPC Forecast Frontal Positions – Valid 7 AM Friday – NOAA WPC

Isolated showers and possibly a storm or two will be possible along the front on Friday. No severe weather is expected at this time, which is good news.

giphy.com
giphy.com

Isolated showers will continue overnight. The cold front will lift back north as a warm front Friday night and Saturday morning. This, combined with mostly cloudy skies, will lead to mild lows around 60°.

WPC Forecast Frontal Positions - Valid 7 AM Saturday - NOAA WPC
WPC Forecast Frontal Positions – Valid 7 AM Saturday – NOAA WPC

Saturday – Isolated Showers – High 77° / Sat Night – Partly Cloudy – Low 65°

As the warm front lifts north of the region on Saturday, a few isolated showers will be possible.

NAM Simulated Radar - Valid Saturday Morning - pivotalweather.com
NAM Simulated Radar – Valid Saturday Morning – pivotalweather.com

Temperatures will soar on into the mid to upper 70s on Saturday thanks to southerly winds around 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 15 mph.

NAM Forecast Temperatures - Valid Saturday Afternoon - pivotalweather.com
NAM Forecast Temperatures – Valid Saturday Afternoon – pivotalweather.com

Partly cloudy skies will develop Saturday night. Lows will drop only to the mid 60s.

 

That should wrap up this forecast. Be sure to follow @MarshallCoWX on Twitter and Like Marshall County Weather on Facebook for the latest Marshall County weather information. Have a great day!

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