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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 8:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°N Lon: 84.61°W Elev: 978ft.

For More Weather Information:

Louisville, KY Local Forecast Office

Lexington KY

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

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Point Forecast: Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
Last Update: 6:36 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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