Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -84.46°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

-4°C

24°F

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed N 11 km/h
Barometer 1033.1 mb (30.47 in)
Dewpoint -17°C (2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-9°C (16°F)
Last update 13 Feb 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 07:00am until February 15, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of snow, mainly after 3pm.  High near -3. Wind chill values as low as -18. Southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Periods of snow.  Low around -3. South wind 14 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 5 centimeters.

    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Periods of snow, mainly after 3pm. High near -3. Wind chill values as low as -18. Southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.
Sunday Night
Periods of snow. Low around -3. South wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 5 centimeters.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
3:38 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
4pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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