The cold front is now working into eastern Kentucky with winds gusting to near 40mph at times. Temps have dropped into the 30s behind the front and we've had reports of sleet and snow mixing with the rain in Lexington.
October is off and running on a very mild not across central and eastern Kentucky. This mild air is going to stick around for a while, and may be joined by a few showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday will see temps back into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. Skies will be partly sunny with a small chance for a shower or storm popping up.
Thursday will feature an increased risk for a few storms. That will keep temps down a bit with mid and upper 70s for highs.
The weather looks great for the opening of the fall meet at Keeneland on Friday. Temps will warm into the upper 70s to near 80 with a gusty southwesterly wind.
Showers and storms arrive for the second half of the weekend as a big blast of chilly air moves in.