Tropical air invaded the state on Sunday, bringing a few showers and storms with it. This air hangs tough this week as rounds of rain and thunderstorms increase, bringing a local flash flood threat to Kentucky and surrounding areas.
The setup for the week continues to play out as we’ve been talking about for a while. High pressure is anchored off the southeast coast with a moist flow coming right at us from the Gulf of Mexico.
A few thoughts on the setup:
- Rounds of showers and storms will be more common during the afternoon and evening hours.
- The action will decrease in the overnight and early morning hours, but we will still have scattered stuff around.
- This isn’t all day rainfall and it may not rain at your house every single day.
- Where it does rain, it will come down in buckets and may produce local flash flooding issues on occasion.
- Tropical humidity is way up through the end of the week.
By the time we get into Friday and Saturday, the pattern starts to shift around a bit with a system dropping in from the northwest. That’s when stronger storms may show up around here.