Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

Flash Flood Watch until August 15, 08:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 15, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.6°W (Elev. 932 ft)
12:31 am EDT Aug 15, 2020
1am EDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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