Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain

63°F

17°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Lexington KY

Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 08:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 60. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 67. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Periods of showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 60. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Periods of showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 67. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Lexington KY
 37.99°N 84.47°W (Elev. 997 ft)
9:30 pm EDT Sep 22, 2018
10pm EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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