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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    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

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 6 mph.
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 79.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
5:30 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
5am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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