Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

15°C

59°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1014.4 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 30 Apr 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 20. Southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 20. Southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 11 km/h.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
7:30 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
8am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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