Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KY

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KY
 37.75°N 84.29°W (Elev. 922 ft)
7:30 am EDT Aug 17, 2019
7am EDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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