Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

18°C

64°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1016.7 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 May 11:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 km/h.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
11:30 pm EDT May 26, 2016
12am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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