Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain

50°F

10°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 16 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 15 Dec 1:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 3am. Low around 46. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  Patchy fog before noon. High near 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Patchy fog after 3am. Low around 46. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. Patchy fog before noon. High near 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog between 9pm and 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
1:31 am EST Dec 15, 2018
2am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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