Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY
AWUS83 KLMK 112031
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
430 PM EDT TUE MAR 11 2014 /330 PM CDT TUE MAR 11 2014/
Skies were partly cloudy overnight across the region and winds
stayed up. This kept morning lows in most locations in the low
to mid 40s. A few isolated spots did dip into the 30s.
This afternoon was mostly sunny and breezy. Southwest winds pumped
warm air across the region so afternoon highs rose to the low to mid
70s. These readings are normal for mid-April, not mid-March.
However, the warm, spring-like weather will end abruptly tonight. A
developing winter storm will bring showers and even thunderstorms to
the Ohio Valley. Winds will stay up so temperatures will run from
the upper 40s in the northwest to around 60 in the south.
A strong cold front will race through on Wednesday. After the front
passes, winds will swing around to the west and become strong with
gusts to 30 MPH. Temperatures will plunge, falling through the 30s.
Rain showers will mix with and change over to snow showers by
The temperatures will continue to fall on Wednesday night as the
precipitation ends. Look for teens in the north and low 20s in the
south on Thursday morning.