The NWS has updated its long range forecasts. https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ Between now and April 1, expect normal temperatures and above normal precipitation For the first 2 weeks of April: Above normal temperatures/Normal precipitation For the month of April as a whole: Above normal temperatures/Normal precipitation No differentiation throughout the state of Kentucky. If this pattern holds, it will mean the Trans-Bluegrass may have a rockin' Opener. Remember, the NWS is not saying "Hot and Dry." It limits these predictions to above/below normal. "Above Normal" in this case could mean 1 degree above or 15 degrees.