Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 8 May 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 47. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 47. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
9:30 am EDT May 8, 2021
9am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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