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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ford KY

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Ford KY
 37.91°N 84.28°W (Elev. 853 ft)
11:30 am EDT Aug 20, 2017
11am EDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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