Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Aug 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. 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 then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
4:31 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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