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Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

12°C

53°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 20 km/h
Barometer 1017.0 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill9°C (49°F)
Last update 24 Feb 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Winchester KY

Flood Watch until February 25, 07:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 25, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sun

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 20. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 8pm, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 12. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 16. West wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 14. Northeast wind around 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 0.

    Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 18.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 20. South wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 8pm, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 12. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 16. West wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 14. Northeast wind around 8 km/h.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 0.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Winchester KY
 37.99°N 84.18°W (Elev. 307 m)
12:33 pm EST Feb 24, 2018
1pm EST Feb 24, 2018-6pm EST Mar 2, 2018
 
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