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 downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -84.46°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.49 in (1034.1 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 7:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 07:00am until February 15, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of snow, mainly after 3pm.  High near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Periods of snow.  Low around 26. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Periods of snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Periods of snow. Low around 26. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
7:30 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
8pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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