WAVE 3 DAY
Saturday (August 18th) is WAVE 3 Day at the Kentucky State Fair. The WAVE 3 Storm Tracking Team will be there between 11AM and 1PM. We're going to set up a chroma key (or green screen) so you can see how the technology works that we use to bring you the daily weather. We'll also have the WAVE 3 Storm Tracking RV on hand (thanks to Skaggs RV Country and Digital EFX).
Check out our WAVE 3 Weather Tour Page
The cold front that passed by Thursday night brought some needed rain (ranging from .20" to 1.0") to the areas has settled well south of the region. You may have noticed the cooler air behind the front with many dipping into the 50s early Saturday morning.
High pressure will be the dominate weather feature over the weekend and that means calm weather conditions. High pressure is the amount of air above a certain location. Since air has weight... the more air... the heavier it is. This usually precludes any type of precipitation and often brings beautiful blue skies. It's when we have low pressure (or less air) that we are able to see the parcels rise and condense, therefore forming clouds and at times precipitation. Bottom line... high pressure equals nice weather and low pressure equals clouds (sometimes rain).
Temperatures will be pleasant over the weekend with highs a few degrees below normal. We'll stay in the lower 80s for much of the weekend. A few places could hold in the upper 70s if a few clouds develop. The best chance for this would be Sunday.
Rain chances look slim over the next seven days as we slowly warm back up late next week.