Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -84.46°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 22 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1018.9 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint -14°C (6°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill-16°C (4°F)
Last update 10 Feb 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 16 km/h.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: -12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -8.

    Cold

    High: -8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near -3.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind around 16 km/h.
Tonight
Scattered flurries before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Calm wind.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -8.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
4:30 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
4pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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