Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Nicholasville KY

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Nicholasville KY
 37.88°N 84.59°W (Elev. 925 ft)
9:45 am EDT May 17, 2021
10am EDT May 17, 2021-6pm EDT May 23, 2021
 
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