Soggy set-up

Widespread rain continues through Saturday.
Posted at 3:17 PM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 15:17:29-05

Two systems are putting the squeeze on the Commonwealth, which will make for a soggy set-up over the next couple of days. Rain will continue to overspread the area this evening. Rain will also become heavy at times, especially for areas near the Tennessee border. Waves of rain will flow through the area tomorrow. Temperatures will also get a little boost with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Between now and Saturday one to two inches of rain are possible for the Bluegrass and eastern Kentucky. Southern counties could receive two to three inches with locally higher amounts. Areas down south will also have to watch out for localized following, especially following last Sunday's heavy rain event.

Saturday's story gets a little more interesting as a cold front drags much colder air through later in the day. Rain will end as some light snow. Any accumulation will be very minor and mostly in the grass or on elevated surfaces. The ground will be rather warm following a few days in the 50s and precipitation will be waning as the colder air works through the Bluegrass. Temperatures will remain seasonably chilly into the start of next week. The 8 Day StormTracker Forecast actually starts to look like we're in the early stages of winter. Quiet days are expected Sunday and Monday before another little hit of rain and snow on Tuesday.