Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Partly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 3:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Elwood NE

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Elwood NE
 40.6°N 99.92°W (Elev. 2615 ft)
3:45 am CDT Aug 18, 2019
4am CDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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