LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – After some dry time and cooler temperatures, the weather pattern ahead turns more unsettled and warmer for the next seven to 10 days.

Tonight, clouds increase as mostly cloudy skies prevail. Lows are milder as temperatures only drop into the low 50s. While a stray shower cannot be ruled out, most stay dry overnight.

We’ll wrap up the workweek with more rain chances and some warmer air. Highs surge into the low 70s Friday afternoon under mostly cloudy conditions.

While an isolated shower or storm cannot be ruled out during the day, best rain chances arrive overnight and into Saturday, especially across the northeastern one-half of the viewing area.

Conditions trend drier and warmer by Saturday afternoon with only a slight chance for a shower or storm. Otherwise, highs reach the upper 70s with another round of storms moving on Saturday night.

With the next round of storms, this activity will weaken as the activity slides eastward Saturday night and into Sunday. Overall, the severe threat looks low for our area with this setup but some heavy rain, lightning, and breezy winds are all a possibility.

Skies trend drier Sunday afternoon from west to east with highs back into the 70s to near 80 degrees.

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The active pattern doesn’t stop there. Another system moves through town Monday night and into Tuesday. Showers and storms look likely for this period with another break by mid-week.

A second system develops and brings more storm chances back to the area by this time next week.

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