Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Sep 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.04°N 84.55°W (Elev. 909 ft)
12:28 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
12pm EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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