As of midday Friday, the forecast for Kentucky Oaks and Derby has vastly improved.
Reports now call for only a 30% chance of rain on Oaks day, with a high temperature of 82 degrees. There's a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
On Saturday, May 5, as of this post, the forecast says there is no chance of rain, and the high will be 81 degrees with clear skies.
--By Dick Downey