Saturday to be a soggy one

Kentucky Press News Service

The National Weather Service office in Louisville said Friday night and Saturday will likely see heavy rainfall all across Kentucky.

Central Kentucky could see scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy downpours and small hail this afternoon. More rain is expected in the region on Saturday. NWS said rain could be heavy at times with 2 inches of rainfall expected through the weekend.

Showers are also expected in western Kentucky with rainfall amounts totaling 1.5 to 3 inches. There's a chance for isolated minor flooding, the weather service said.

Thunderstorms, which will cross the state in waves, is likely to dump rain across eastern Kentucky this afternoon, tonight, Saturday and Saturday evening.

Rain across the state should end Sunday.