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.

A Few Clouds

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1033.9 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:54 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
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as 6. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Cold

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Periods of snow.  Low around 26. Southeast 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 10am, then rain and snow likely.  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

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as 6. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Periods of snow. Low around 26. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely. 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 and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
1:30 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
2pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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