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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Lexington KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  High near 71. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 71. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Lexington KY
 38°N 84.41°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
5:30 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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