Severe Weather and Flash Flooding From Plains and to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are forecast today, tomorrow, and Thursday from parts of the northern/central Plains into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain associated with thunderstorms may result in flash flooding from the northern and central Plains through the Midwest and into West Virginia and also in southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Partly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 5 Jul 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNW Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNW Lexington KY
 38.12°N 84.51°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:30 pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
3pm EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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