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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

25°C

77°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 7 km/h
Barometer 1015.0 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 19 Aug 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
8:41 pm EDT Aug 19, 2017
10pm EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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