Lexington had a record low temperature Monday morning as temperatures in Central Kentucky fell into the mid- and upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service in Louisville.
Lexington dipped to 53 degrees early Monday, setting a record for Aug. 11. The old record for that day was 54 degrees in 1967.
The low temperatures were caused by a cold front that pushed through the state overnight, ushering in cooler and drier air, according to the weather service.
A gradual warming trend is expected this week.
Highs Monday are expected to be in the low to mid-80s.