LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – After a mainly dry and hot day across the Commonwealth, the pattern ramps back up as unsettled weather returns. Rain and storm chances are in the forecast for the next 7 days!

Wednesday tonight, partly cloudy skies win out as warm and muggy lows prevail. Thermometers fall back into the upper 60s and low 70s with a spotty shower possible. Most will stay dry. 

An incoming cold front dives in from the northwest Thursday and provides the spark for more showers and storms. Some storms could be on the stronger side for the afternoon and evening hours while packing gusty to damaging winds, heavy rain, and lightning. With recent rains, localized flash flooding issues are also possible.

The rinse and repeat forecast continues Friday and through the weekend. The front stalls out across the region as disturbances work through the Ohio Valley. Additional showers and storms on a scattered basis are possible both Saturday and Sunday. Highs each day are warm with temperatures in the mid to upper 80s.

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Not a lot of changes with the forecast into next week. Warm and muggy conditions roll on as storm chances hang around. A cold front could finally sweeps rain chances out of town next mid to late week and could finally deliver some much needed dry time. Outside of rain chances, temperatures hang tough in the low to mid-80s for this period.

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