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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

63°F

17°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 8:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Low around 40. South wind 14 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, snow showers, and sleet after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 40. South wind 14 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, snow showers, and sleet after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.06°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
8:30 am EST Feb 24, 2017
9am EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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