Expanding Heat Wave; Locally Heavy Rain Shifts to Northeast

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices continue across the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, especially in Texas. The Excessive Heat expands to the Southwest, California and parts of Oregon starting Monday. Meanwhile, unsettled weather will persist over the East, as locally heavy to excessive rainfall shifts from the Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 8:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 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

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. 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, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
8:30 pm EDT Jul 21, 2018
9pm EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2018
 
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