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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

89°F

32°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 17 Aug 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.06°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
1:32 pm EDT Aug 17, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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