Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 16 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cynthiana KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 10 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, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Cynthiana KY
 38.38°N 84.29°W (Elev. 801 ft)
5:30 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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