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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 978ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°C

78°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 31 G 48 km/h
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 25 May 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind around 24 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind around 14 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
10:42 am EDT May 25, 2015
2pm EDT May 25, 2015-6pm EDT May 31, 2015
 
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