Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 11:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Elwood NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Elwood NE
 40.69°N 99.84°W (Elev. 2615 ft)
9:15 am CDT Jul 1, 2016
12pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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