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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79° N Lon: 99.78° W Elev: 2415 ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Jul 9:35 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Dawson County

Rest Of Tonight
Clear late in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot. Highs in the upper 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings around 105 in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight.
Saturday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Not as warm. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 90.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.



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943 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017
 
 

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