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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 978ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 28 May 11:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 11 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
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
11:55 pm EDT May 28, 2015
1am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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