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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

29°C

85°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 11 km/h
Barometer 1020.0 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 14 km
Heat Index32°C (89°F)
Last update 20 Jul 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 8 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
12:14 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
12pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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