LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — It was another chilly weather day across the area with a mix of clouds and some sunshine. The good news is a big warm-up takes over starting Friday and continues into next midweek!

Thursday night is mainly clear to partly cloudy skies prevail with dry conditions on tap. Lows are not as cold as temperatures drop off into the 30s for many.

We’ll wrap up the workweek on a really nice and warmer note! A mix of sun and clouds take over once again with breezy winds cranking up from the southwest. This will help usher in a much warmer brand of air allowing highs to top out around 70 degrees!

If you’re a fan of this warmth, you’ll love what’s in store for the weekend. Partly to mostly sunny skies win out for the weekend ahead with more dry time expected. Highs surge well into the 70s Saturday with upper 70s ahead Sunday. This weekend will be a great one to get out and enjoy those fall festivities!

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The warmth sticks around early next week before our next system brings some rain chances back into the region. Showers ramp up late day Tuesday with more rain chances lingering Wednesday. Skies trend drier late week with cooler temperatures in the 60s for afternoon highs.

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