Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  High near 77. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. High near 77. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Lexington KY
 37.99°N 84.47°W (Elev. 997 ft)
8:51 am EDT Aug 25, 2019
9am EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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