Wet snow was in Lexington's air Monday afternoon, but the first taste of real winter — a freeze — isn't expected until Wednesday morning.
After a Tuesday morning low in the low 30s, the forecast calls for clear skies and lighter winds Tuesday night.
That could drop Wednesday morning's temperature to 30 degrees, the National Weather Service office in Louisville said.
A freeze watch is in effect. Freezing temperatures could mean curtains for sensitive plants and crops. If you have a potted plant and want to keep it, cover it or bring it inside.
A freeze had been forecast for Tuesday morning, but the cloud cover that brought Monday's snow flurries also acted as an insulating blanket to keep in heat.
Tuesday's high is expected to be in the mid-40s. From Thursday through Saturday, highs could reach the mid-60s, with lows in the mid-40s.