Major Heat Wave Expected for Two-Thirds of the U.S.

A dangerous and widespread summer heat wave is expected through this upcoming weekend across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. A large dome of high pressure will allow high temperatures to surge into the 90s and 100s in many locations, while heat indices will top 100 and approach 110 degrees or higher. There also will be no relief at night, as low temperatures remain in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Winchester KY

Excessive Heat Watch July 18, 02:00pm until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
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 66.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Winchester KY
 37.99°N 84.1°W (Elev. 1083 ft)
12:40 pm EDT Jul 17, 2019
1pm EDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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