Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W Ford KY

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Ford KY
 37.89°N 84.39°W (Elev. 778 ft)
9:30 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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