Florence Moving Through the Northeast; Heavy Rain in the Midwest; Ongoing Historic Flooding in the Carolinas

Heavy rain and flash flooding associated with Post Tropical Florence has spread into portions of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and New England. Major to record flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks. Tropical moisture in the southwest will combine with a stationary boundary extending into the Midwest with potential for heavy rain and local flash flooding across the area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 18 Sep 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
4:31 pm EDT Sep 18, 2018
5pm EDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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