Friday AM Forecast (11/3/17)


  • Cooler Today
  • Warm Weekend
  • Strong Storms Possible Sunday Night

Today – Mostly Cloudy – High 67° / Tonight – Isolated Showers – Low 61°

We picked up 0.69″ of rain last night in Draffenville thanks to some heavy thunderstorms that rolled through early this morning!

Accumulated Rain since Midnight - Kentucky Mesonet
Accumulated Rain since Midnight – Kentucky Mesonet

Expect most of the rain to be over and overcast skies to settle in for the day. Northwest flow can be expected since the cold front is to the southeast of the region. Highs will warm only a few degrees to around 67°.

Frontal Analysis – Valid 4 AM – NOAA WPC

Isolated showers will be possible again late tonight as the aforementioned cold front begins to move back north as a warm front. Lows will remain mild around 61°.

Saturday – Isolated AM Showers – High 72° / Sat Night – Mostly Cloudy – Low 66°

A few isolated morning showers will be possible Saturday morning as the cold front continues to lift over the region. This will lead to the return of southerly flow to the region, which will help temperatures into the low to mid 70s.

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Mostly cloudy skies will likely remain in place Saturday night as lows drop into the mid 60s.

Sunday – Partly Sunny – High 80° / Sun Night – Storms Likely – Low 66°

Sunday will bring very warm conditions to the region. Strong southerly surface winds of 10 – 20 mph, gusting as high as 30 mph will lead to temperatures right around 80° by the afternoon hours.

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“Tie Down Loose Lawn Furniture” –

Storms will likely form along a cold front to the northwest of the region Sunday afternoon and evening. Some strong to severe storms are expected to the north of the region. There remain some questions about the severity of storms when they reach Marshall County.

Severe Weather Outlook – Valid Sunday – NOAA SPC

The bottom line is storms will be likely Sunday night, a few of which could be strong. Lows will drop into the mid 60s once again. Check back to later forecasts for the severe weather discussion.

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

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