Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats

A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

Tornado Watch until July 20, 09:00pm
Flood Advisory until July 20, 07:30pm
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    Tornado Watch until July 20, 09:00pm
    Flood Advisory until July 20, 07:30pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 66. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Low around 66. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
5:31 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
6pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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