Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 6 May 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
6:13 am EDT May 6, 2016
6am EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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