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.

Overcast

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 12:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light east wind.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries between 10pm and midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Cold

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before noon, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between noon and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 8pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light east wind.
Friday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries between 10pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before noon, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between noon and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
12:30 am EST Feb 12, 2016
1am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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