Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

19°C

66°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1018.4 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Aug 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lexington KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. East wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. East wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. East wind around 11 km/h.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. East wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lexington KY
 38.03°N 84.46°W (Elev. 306 m)
2:31 am EDT Aug 25, 2019
3am EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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