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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then showers likely between 11am and 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then showers likely between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
2pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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