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Severe weather expected across parts of central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, are expected from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota this evening and tonight. Also, widely scattered thunderstorms capable of hail and gusty winds will occur from north Texas into parts of Arkansas and southern Missouri. Thunderstorms are also expected in northern Florida and southern Georgia.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Fair

13°C

55°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SE 19 km/h
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint -5°C (23°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill 11°C (52°F)
Last update on 2 Apr 2:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°N Lon: 84.61°W Elev: 978ft.

For More Weather Information:

Louisville, KY Local Forecast Office

Lexington KY

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind around 14 km/h.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 29 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 17. Southwest wind 23 to 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 18. Southwest wind around 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 18 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
Last Update: 12:25 am EDT Apr 2, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am EDT Apr 2, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 8, 2015
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