Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lexington KY
 38.03°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1004 ft)
2:31 am EDT Aug 23, 2019
3am EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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