Heavy Rainfall And Significant Flooding Possible Over Portions Of The Southern Plains

A series of slow moving storm systems will continue to bring the threat for very heavy rainfall on top of saturated ground over much of central and southern Texas this week. The potential exists for significant flash and river flooding through the end of the week and possibly into the upcoming weekend.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jun 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.06°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
12:30 am EDT Jun 1, 2016
1am EDT Jun 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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