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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then showers after 2am.  Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then showers after 2am. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.06°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:33 pm EDT Mar 23, 2017
3pm EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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