Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

32°C

90°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1019.1 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 26 Aug 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
2:41 pm EDT Aug 26, 2016
3pm EDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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