Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 19 Aug 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 11 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
6:31 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
7am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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