Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 27 Jul 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Lexington KY

Flash Flood Watch July 28, 02:00am until July 29, 08:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Periods of showers and thunderstorms.  High near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Lexington KY
 37.99°N 84.52°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
6:30 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
7pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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