Another Day with Significant Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Central U.S.

Severe storms, some significant, and heavy rains can be expected today across the same areas that were impacted yesterday. Tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain will be possible from Oklahoma into Illinois today. Strong tornadoes and very large hail may develop from northeastern Oklahoma into central Missouri. Severe storm and heavy rain threats continue into 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

86°F

30°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 22 May 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 18 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Lexington KY
 37.97°N 84.5°W (Elev. 928 ft)
2:32 pm EDT May 22, 2019
2pm EDT May 22, 2019-6pm EDT May 28, 2019
 
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