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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

17°C

63°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 1005.9 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Apr 10:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 24 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 24 km/h.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
10:30 pm EDT Apr 25, 2017
11pm EDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm EDT May 2, 2017
 
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