Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 4:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Elwood NE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind around 10 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

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Elwood NE
 40.69°N 99.84°W (Elev. 2615 ft)
4:14 am CDT May 26, 2016
4am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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