Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

23°C

73°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 26 km/h
Barometer 1017.4 mb (30.07 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind around 8 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind around 8 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind around 8 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind around 8 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.6°W (Elev. 284 m)
2:31 pm EDT May 25, 2020
3pm EDT May 25, 2020-6pm EDT May 31, 2020
 
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