I've been hard at work going through and editing more than two hours of video I shot during my storm chasing trip. Here's my final product, a much leaner 22 minutes and 30 seconds:
On to the July 4th forecast.... It looks like we may make out okay for any afternoon and early evening festivities during Independence Day. There may be a few scattered thunderstorms ahead of this front, but they should only temporarily halt any outdoor plans before they move off. Highs around the area should hover around 80, which could make this the most comfortable July 4th in Louisville in many years. The main rain comes after midnight on Saturday, with rainfall totals over one inch according to the HPC. There's still a little bit of wiggle room between the models on when exactly this rain will start, but the general conclusion is that it will happen after midnight. So as long as you get those fireworks shows in before late evening, things should stay dry.
We'll see a small chance for rain on Sunday with the exit of this system, but the rest of next week will be dry with highs in the 80's!