LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – It was a gorgeous Thursday across the Bluegrass. Temperatures hit the low 60s, and we had plenty of sun. Now, the clouds take over as a cold front brings rain into the area through St. Patrick’s Day.

Spotty, isolated showers will be possible into the late evening before widespread rain takes over by early Friday morning.

We’ll see scattered rain continue through the mid-morning hours for everyone before it slowly tapers off through southeast Kentucky into the late afternoon. Rainfall totals will range from 0.1″ to 0.5”.

These showers scoot through with southwest winds gusting up to 40 mph. The breezy winds will continue into late Friday, ushering in cold temperatures.

We’ll see highs start in the low 50s early Friday, but they’ll quickly fall back into the 30s as we hit the late afternoon. Saturday morning, we’ll wake up to lows in the 20s.

Over the weekend, high temperatures will only stay in the upper 30s to low 40s. A few more nights well below freezing will lead to more hard freeze potential for plants.

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