Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Lexington KY

Excessive Heat Warning July 18, 02:00pm until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Lexington KY
 38.01°N 84.49°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
5:30 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
5am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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