LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - After the great weather we had this weekend, it's time to change gears and prepare for a major cool down coming to our region.
Throughout the overnight hours we will see an increase in cloud cover and a cool start to the work and school week. Temperatures on Monday will start in the lower 40s and upper 30s across our are. By the afternoon, we will be seeing mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance for some isolated showers to move through our area. Highs will reach into the mid-60s making for another well above average day, but it won't be lasting long.
Continuing into Tuesday, we will start out the morning fairly mild ahead of a cold front that will bring gusty winds of 40mph possible in the morning and afternoon. As it moves from our northwest in the morning to the southeast by the evening all areas will experience gusty showers and storms. Behind the front, however, we will see a major cool down helping bring flurries to our area by the overnight hours. Highs before the front will be in the lower 50s, but once it moves through temperatures will drop nearly 20 degrees.
By the middle and latter part of the work and school week, expect to deal with frigid conditions every morning and afternoon. Highs the rest of the week will be staying either at or well below freezing with overnight lows reaching down into the teens. We will also see rounds of snow chances as clipper systems continue to move down from Canada and into our area.