When to expect rain during Kentucky Derby week

Kentucky Derby week is finally here, so what do you think it is going to be a beautiful start to the week with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures near 80 degrees on Monday. The approaching cold front will bring the chance for scattered showers during the morning and midday hours, but severe storms are possible by the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are still near 80. Storm Prediction Strong winds and hail will be the primary threats with these storms.Behind the cold front, temperatures drop to around 70 degrees on Wednesday. The sky looks to be mostly cloudy and dry. Thursday looks dry throughout most of the day, but some showers are possible late in the day and into the night. Highs on Thursday will be in the low and mid 70s. Conditions then turn quite unsettled by Friday as an area of ​​low pressure pushes into the area. Depending on how quickly this system moves out you will probably determine our Oaks and Derby Day weather. There is a chance both Friday and Saturday could see how much rain is expected.Here’s an early look at your Mother’s Day forecast: Your Oaks, Derby, and Mother’s Day forecasts may change since we’re still several days out, so stay tuned and check back for updates.

Kentucky Derby week is finally here, so what kind of weather can we expect?

It’s going to be a beautiful start to the week with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures near 80 degrees on Monday.

Our next “Impact Weather Day” will be Tuesday. The approaching cold front will bring the chance for scattered showers during the morning and midday hours, but severe storms are possible by the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are still warm near 80.

The Storm Prediction Center is currently under a Slight Risk (Level 2/5) for severe storms. Strong winds and hail will be the primary threats with these storms.

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Behind the cold front, temperatures drop to around 70 degrees on Wednesday. The sky looks to be mostly cloudy and dry. Thursday looks dry throughout most of the day, but some showers are possible late in the day and into the night. Highs on Thursday will be in the low and mid 70s.

Conditions then turn quite unsettled by Friday as an area of ​​low pressure pushes into the area. Depending on how quickly this system moves out will likely determine our Oaks and Derby Day weather.

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Here’s an early look at your Oaks and Derby Day forecast:

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Friday is likely to be the wettest day, with Saturday just bringing a slight chance for showers. There’s a chance both Friday and Saturday could end up being a lot of rain.

Here’s an early look at your Mother’s Day forecast:

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Your Oaks, Derby, and Mother’s Day forecasts may change since we’re still several days out, so stay tuned and check back for updates.

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