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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

11°C

52°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 26 km/h
Barometer 1018.0 mb (30.06 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (47°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (47°F)
Last update 28 Feb 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  High near 19. South wind 18 to 24 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Low around 16. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  High near 21. Breezy, with a southwest wind 32 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 9. West wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. High near 19. South wind 18 to 24 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 16. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. High near 21. Breezy, with a southwest wind 32 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 9. West wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
8:31 am EST Feb 28, 2017
9am EST Feb 28, 2017-6pm EST Mar 6, 2017
 
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