Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 18 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Lexington, Blue Grass Airport KY
 38.01°N 84.55°W (Elev. 997 ft)
7:30 pm EDT Aug 18, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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