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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain

11°C

52°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 19 km/h
Barometer 1006.1 mb (29.71 in)
Dewpoint 10°C (50°F)
Visibility 11 km
Wind Chill9°C (48°F)
Last update 19 Jan 11:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 9. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 10.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 10 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 9. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 10.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 9.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
11:31 pm EST Jan 19, 2017
12am EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 25, 2017
 
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