Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

29°C

84°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed E 15 km/h
Barometer 1015.1 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (84°F)
Last update 31 May 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. East wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. East wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
1:30 pm EDT May 31, 2016
2pm EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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