Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
10:30 am EDT May 27, 2016
11am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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