Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
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