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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 22 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KY

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. North wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KY
 37.75°N 84.29°W (Elev. 922 ft)
9:30 am EDT Aug 22, 2017
10am EDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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