Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Davidson County Airport (KEXX)

Lat: 35.78°NLon: 80.3°WElev: 732ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 17 Aug 5:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  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: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington NC
 35.81°N 80.26°W (Elev. 791 ft)
3:13 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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