Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fog

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Winchester KY

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  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: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Winchester KY
 37.99°N 84.18°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
5:30 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
5am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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