Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Jul 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Elwood NE

Excessive Heat Warning until July 23, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 23, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Elwood NE
 40.69°N 99.84°W (Elev. 2615 ft)
9:45 am CDT Jul 23, 2016
10am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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