Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in the South; Another Pacific Storm Moves into the West

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Southern Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley. Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast. Another Pacific storm will produce moderate to heavy precipitation amounts into northern California and southwestern Oregon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

62°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 5 Mar 9:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 70. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 55. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 70. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
10:12 am EST Mar 5, 2024
10am EST Mar 5, 2024-6pm EDT Mar 11, 2024
 
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