LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Scattered showers and storms hang around for the evening hours, but the severe threat ends overnight. Any activity out there will push northeastward with some brief dry time ahead under mostly cloudy skies. Outside of the rain chances, temperatures are cooler with lows around 60 degrees.

We’ll wrap up the workweek with more rain chances, breezy winds, and cooler temperatures. Highs Friday afternoon only reach the upper 60s and low 70s with scattered showers likely. Overall, it’s a cooler and damp end to the work week but things get MUCH better for the holiday weekend.

This pesky system finally clears the region later Saturday afternoon as sunshine makes a return and temperatures start to warm up. Highs rebound nicely into the 70s as a pleasant feel kicks off the weekend. 

If you’re a fan of summer-like warmth, you’re going to love what’s ahead. Highs surge into the 80s Sunday with upper 80s ahead for your Memorial Day. By next mid-week, thermometers touch 90 degrees as hot conditions prevail. During this stretch, no rain is expected with plenty of dry time on tap.

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All good things must come to an end and after what will be a nice stretch of dry weather, rain chances finally make a return later next week! 

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