Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend 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 this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W Ford KY

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 10pm. Low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Ford KY
 37.89°N 84.39°W (Elev. 778 ft)
10:54 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
11am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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