Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Thunderstorm Threats From The Mid South To The Great Lakes Today And Tonight

A slow moving low pressure system and cold front will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes from portions of the Mid South to the Midwest and Great Lakes today and tonight. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flooding concerns. The severe weather threat will shift to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 25 Sep 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Lexington KY

Flash Flood Watch until September 26, 02:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until September 26, 02:00pm

    NOW until
    2:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 14 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 14 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
2:30 pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
3pm EDT Sep 25, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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