The heat is ON in the Blue Grass state. Look for highs in the low 80s this afternoon with increasing clouds into the evening hours.
Showers and storms are on the way by the overnight hours into early Friday morning...see below for more on the timing.
Join Chief Meteorologist Jason Myers tonight at 5pm, 6pm & 11pm for more on our severe weather threat.
Strong winds will be the weather headline today with gusts up to 40 mph! A Wind Advisory is in effect from 11am Thursday - 2am Friday.
It's a mild start this morning with temps in the low to mid 60s. We're mostly sunny this morning and through about lunch time before a few more passing clouds move in this afternoon. We're warm and windy otherwise with highs in the low 80s. Winds will be sustained between 15-25mph gusting to 35-40mph this afternoon. Tonight, we're anticipating increasing clouds with showers and storms moving in after midnight.
Timing of Storms early Friday morning...
2:00am - 4:00am: Line of showers and storms - West of I-75.
4:00am - 6:00am: Line of showers and storms - Blue Grass Counties.
6:00am - 12:00pm: Line of showers and storms - East of I-75.
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for more updates on our storm chances Friday.
We're windy & warm today with heavy showers and strong storms by Friday morning. More on @ABC36Lexington #GMK http://t.co/gWjDulutuu