Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Threat over the Central U.S.; Dangerous Heat In the South

Widespread strong to severe storms and heavy rain remain possible tonight across parts of the central and southern Plains into southern Missouri. The threat will move over parts of the middle Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley from Sunday into Monday morning. A dangerous early-season heat wave continues over south Texas and southern Florida. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 26 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

Flood Watch May 26, 08:00am until May 27, 08:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 83 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Low: 64 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Memorial Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    High: 79 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Low: 59 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    High: 79 °F

    Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Low: 54 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    High: 73 °F

    Sunny

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Low: 50 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    High: 74 °F

    Sunny

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 64. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
4:11 am EDT May 26, 2024
7am EDT May 26, 2024-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2024
 
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