Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Sep 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  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

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
9:30 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
10pm EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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