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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 978ft.

Fair

26°C

78°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 29 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
7:21 pm EDT May 29, 2015
9pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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