Unseasonably Warm & Windy Weather Today

A tight surface pressure gradient shown by the tightly packed brown lines in the yellow circle below will cause gusty winds today as this tight surface pressure gradient nudges east into central Kentucky and southern Indiana.   Southerly winds are expected to gust up to 35 mph this afternoon!  High profile vehicles should use extra caution traveling on east-west roads today.

The strong southerly winds will also pump unseasonably warm air into the Ohio Valley today.  High temperatures are expected to top out in the upper 60s and low 70s this afternoon which is near 25 degrees above normal for this time of year!  See the table below for forecast highs and the current record highs for today.

 

  Forecast Highs Record Highs
Louisville 71 72, 1911
Lexington 68 72, 1927
Bowling Green 71 79, 1927
Frankfort 68 73, 1927



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