FORECAST: Warm Tuesday; colder with rain to snow at night

Grab-N-Go Forecast: Monday afternoon, April 19, 2021

WEATHER HEADLINES

  • TUESDAY: Warm highs around 70 degrees
  • TUES EVENING: Rapid drop in temperatures with rain to wet snow; accumulation possible on elevated surfaces
  • FREEZE WATCH: Jackson/Jennings for WED AM; many will likely be at risk for frost this week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Skies will be mostly clear for a good part of the overnight before a few clouds move in early Tuesday. Expect low temperatures in the 40s tonight.

Tuesday will feature a warm, breezy afternoon with highs near 70 degrees. Precipitation will likely hold on until after dark, when a very big switch in our weather takes place.

Tuesday night is when we see band of rain that quickly changes to wet snow and sleet. Temperatures will dramatically drop into the 30s by midnight. Snow ends well before Wednesday morning’s commute, leaving behind a brief, grassy accumulation up to 1″.

Roads will be fine Wednesday morning as snow will have ended and temperatures won’t drop to freezing in most of our area. Expect a partly sunny Wednesday afternoon with chilly temps in the 40s and 50s for highs.

Temperatures moderate back to the 60s on Friday before another round of rain moves in Saturday. Next week looks much warmer with highs in the 70s to near 80 and dry to start.

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