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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

9°C

48°F

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 1030.0 mb (30.40 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (45°F)
Last update 23 Mar 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Southeast wind around 14 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 11 to 21 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 14 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm.  Low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 20. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 20 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Southeast wind around 14 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 11 to 21 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 14 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 20. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
10:31 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
12pm EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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