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Series of storm systems to impact the west, severe weather and heavy rain in the south central and southeast U.S

Another round of heavy rain, mountain snow, strong winds, and potential travel impacts will be possible over portions of the western U.S over the next couple of days. Over the south central and southeast U.S, the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, heavy rainfall, and potential flooding will continue into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 19 Jan 4:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 50. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 50. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Lexington KY
 37.99°N 84.52°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
5:30 pm EST Jan 19, 2017
5pm EST Jan 19, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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