Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 978ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 10:54 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday Through Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast
345 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database