Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY
AWUS83 KLMK 172013
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
411 PM EDT FRI MAY 17 2013 /311 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013/
A frontal boundary was drifting over the area to our north, over
northern Indiana and Ohio. A series of upper level systems were
moving northeast through the lower Ohio Valley.
Our skies have been mostly cloudy Thursday evening through Friday
afternoon. An upper level system brought some heavy rains to parts
of north and east central Kentucky Thursday, mainly to the north of
Interstate 64. Rainfall amounts of an inch and a half to around two
inches were reported in Trimble County.
An area of rain and showers moved into south central Kentucky from
middle Tennessee Friday morning, and covered much of the area by
early Friday afternoon. Rainfall amounts were a few hundredths of an
inch over most of the area. But south and west of Bowling Green we
saw some quarter inch amounts.
Thursday`s high temperatures over northern parts of the area were
only in the lower to mid 70s. This area had more cloud cover and the
heavier rains. Over south central Kentucky, with more sunshine, our
highs were in the lower to mid 80s. Low temperatures overnight were
in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Readings at 3 PM Friday ranged from
the upper 60s in rain cooled areas to the mid to upper 70s elsewhere.
We`ll see scattered, mainly afternoon and evening showers and
thunderstorms through Saturday. Lows tonight will be in the mid 60s.
Highs on Saturday will be in the mid to upper 70s.