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

-9°C

16°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 6 km/h
Barometer 1022.3 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint -13°C (9°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Feb 2:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: -4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around -8. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -1. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the morning.  New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 16 to 18 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: -12 °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 -14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near -3.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around -8. Calm wind.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Friday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 16 to 18 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -8.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -6.
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Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -2.
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 -2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
3:30 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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