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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Apr 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Low around 57. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 2am.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 57. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 2am. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.06°N 84.6°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:30 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
1pm EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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