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Heavy Rainfall Threat to the South from Possible Tropical/Subtropical System Over the Weekend

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula has a High chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression in the Gulf over the Memorial Day Weekend. This system has the potential to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Gulf Coast over the next 5-7 days. The threat of rip currents will also steadily increase along the Gulf from FL to LA over the holiday weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 25 May 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday 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. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday 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. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KY
 37.75°N 84.29°W (Elev. 922 ft)
9:30 am EDT May 25, 2018
10am EDT May 25, 2018-6pm EDT May 31, 2018
 
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