A Little More Rain To Get Through

Posted at 2:29 PM, Feb 12, 2019

We’re seeing the last of the rain wrap up on the MaxTrack as the cold front continues to push eastward. Drier air is right behind a line of heavy rain moving into and east of the Bluegrass. Temperatures remain nice and mild despite the heavy rain. We’ve been in the mid to upper 50s all afternoon, due to the stout southerly wind. Tomorrow, we dry out, but it’s rain jackets to cold weather jackets.

Rainfall has been pushing through the day today. First as a large shield of light to moderate rain. Behind that shield was a brief break midday with mainly mist before the last line of heavy rain pushed in. After the rain ends, temperatures will cool rapidly. The FLOOD WATCH remains in effect for northern, eastern, and southeastern counties until this evening. A WIND ADVISORY is also in effect through tomorrow morning for strong winds around the low. Due to the overly saturated soil, a strong wind gust could topple trees or branches causing unexpected power outages if they encounter a power line. Use caution on roads, as debris could be the result, along with high water. We’re expecting to take the near 60 degree warmth down into the mid 20s overnight. This will cause some of the leftover water on the roads to freeze into light ice. A few minor snow showers are possible through the early morning hours Wednesday as some residual showers fall behind the main storm. Minor accumulations on non-road surfaces (if any) are all that you should expect. We bounce back Thursday, before the next round of rain moves in.