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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Lexington, Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.04°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 978ft.

Fog/Mist

19°C

67°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 30 Jun 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 13 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
6:04 am EDT Jun 30, 2015
9am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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