Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°C

79°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 1011.5 mb (29.90 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 28 Jul 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
5:30 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
6pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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