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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 19 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 62 °F

    Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    High: 87 °F

    Sunny

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Low: 64 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    High: 87 °F

    Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 9 mph.

    Low: 68 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    High: 86 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 66 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    High: 79 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Low: 62 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.6°W (Elev. 932 ft)
7:12 pm EDT May 19, 2024
8pm EDT May 19, 2024-6pm EDT May 26, 2024
 
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