Lexington will experience steady rain on Friday and STRONG WINDS on Saturday… The biggest risk will be Saturday with wind gusts @ 53mph, likely leading to scattered tree/limb damage.
A WIND ADVISORY is in effect for Lexington from 8 pm Friday through 5 pm on Saturday.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down, and a few power outages may result. A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of over 40 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high-profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
- Steady rain begins at daybreak and thundestorms through Saturday morning. The chance of rain is nearly 100%. Chance of isolated Thunderstorms. Expecting 1” of total rain accumulation.
- Winds from the Southwest at 24mph, gusting up to 37mph.
- Low TEMPS in the mid 50’s
- Rain ends at daybreak. Skies will clear. High temperatures in the 60’s.
- STRONG WINDS increase throughout the morning, peaking at mid-day. Winds will be from the West at @32mph, gusting up to 53mph
For comparison purposes: Lexington experienced wind gusts in excess of 70mph during the wind storm on March 3rd. This Saturday’s event will not be on that scale, but the additional blooming/leaves on trees will increase the likelihood of tree/limb damage, leading to scattered power outages.