Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
3:30 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
3am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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