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Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Jun 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KY
 37.75°N 84.29°W (Elev. 922 ft)
6:46 pm EDT Jun 23, 2018
7pm EDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jun 30, 2018
 
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