Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KYSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KYSimilar City Names
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
3:30 am EDT May 24, 2019
4am EDT May 24, 2019-6pm EDT May 30, 2019
 
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