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Current Conditions

  • 69°
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: SW 4 mph
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Visibility: 3.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 67°
  • Pressure: 29.91 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Thursday
  • Thunderstorm
  • High: 78 °
  • Low: 65 °
  • T-Storms
  • Friday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 81 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Saturday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 84 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Sunday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 86 °
  • Low: 63 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Monday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 89 °
  • Low: 67 °
  • Partly Cloudy

Forecast for Lexington, Kentucky

Updated: 3:32 am EDT on July 2, 2015

  • Today

    Showers and thunderstorms until midday...then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

  • Tonight

    Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

  • Friday

    Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

  • Friday Night

    Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

  • Independence Day

    Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

  • Monday and Monday Night

    Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

  • Tuesday Night and Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

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Location: Barrow Wood Lane, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.6 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Lansdowne Merrick, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Plainview, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:42 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Montclair, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:43 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.4 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Shoreside Drive, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.8 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Eastside, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Belleau Wood/Veteran's Park, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.32 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Hill N Dale, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Sayre School, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:40 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.8 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: North at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Open Gates, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.08 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Liberty Area, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.8 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Tuscany, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:42 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: West at 1.1 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: RT-LexWX, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.7 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Gleneagles, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SW at 3.1 mph Pressure: 29.83 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.12 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Eastland, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:31 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Beaumont, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: SSW at 2.3 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.03 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Garden Meadows, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.2 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 28.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Leestown Road, Lexington, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Verna Hills, Winchester, KY

Updated: 5:43 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.5 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SW at 4.3 mph Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Shiloh Pointe, Richmond, KY

Updated: 5:33 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.7 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: ESE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Stonegate, Versailles, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.07 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Old Friends, Georgetown, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SSW at 1.3 mph Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Earlymeade, Winchester, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.6 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Georgetown, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Red Barn, Georgetown, KY

Updated: 5:41 AM EDT

Temperature: 67.6 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SW at 2.7 mph Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Cartier Drive, Richmond, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Kentucky River, Versailles, KY

Updated: 5:32 AM EDT

Temperature: 75.2 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Waste Water Treatment Plant, Paris, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.5 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 27.47 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Scott County EMA/OHS, Georgetown, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 71.0 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: SSW at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: City Hall, Richmond, KY

Updated: 5:46 AM EDT

Temperature: 69.4 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: WSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.84 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Ruckerville, Winchester, KY

Updated: 5:45 AM EDT

Temperature: 68.2 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Louisville Kentucky 
314 am EDT Thu Jul 2 2015 


Short term (now through friday)... 
issued at 314 am EDT Thu Jul 2 2015 


..heavy rainfall across central and southern Kentucky thru 
morning... 


A nearly stationary frontal boundary is currently sitting west-northwest-east-southeast 
across our County Warning Area with deep moisture pooling south and west of it. It 
is not expected to move a whole lot through the day, meanwhile a 
higher precipitable water airmass (> 2") will continue to move in. A 
complex of showers and storms has organized over MO and southern Illinois 
over the past few hours ahdead of an upper disturbance embedded in 
the northwest flow. This complex will steadily push east toward our cwa, 
arriving in our west around 5 am EDT. Expect widespread rainfall, 
with pockets of very heavy rainfall, to push east through the 
morning across our southern County Warning Area. Be careful through the morning 
commute! 


In collaboration with surrounding offices, decided to keep 
the ongoing Flash Flood Watch as is across southern Kentucky where 
heaviest rainfall is expected to fall (1-2", locally higher). 
Rainfall amounts should taper further north as you near the I-64 
corridor. Had been concerned about our far northwest given the amount of 
rain that fell earlier this evening, however think this area will 
only see scattered shower activity through today being north of the 
boundary. 


The main batch of showers and thunderstorms exits our east by 11 
am/noon EDT, with a relative lull in coverage through early and mid 
afternoon. Scattered showers will then have the potential to 
redevelop mid to late afternoon, mainly across Kentucky. Given the lack of 
insolation, this may be overdone by current model solutions so will 
rely more on hi-res output, which puts less coverage this evening 
into tonight. 


Another disturbance will dive through the northwest flow aloft later 
tonight and into tomorrow, which will drag an associated surface low 
south of our County Warning Area. The end result will help to pull the stalled 
synoptic boundary still sitting over our County Warning Area through as a cool front 
through the day on Friday. As a result, only expect scattered 
coverage of showers and a few storms mainly across our south from 
later tonight through Friday. 


High temperatures will struggle today under rainfall and cloudy 
skies. Will go with Max readings in the 74-79 range. Lows will 
mostly range in the 65-70 range tonight. Highs Friday will be 
similar to today, in the mid and upper 70s. 


Long term (friday night through wednesday)... 
issued at 305 am EDT Thu Jul 2 2015 


Pattern remains fairly unsettled for most of the next week. No 
single day appears to be a washout, but there is also no 
identifiable dry period either. 


Best precip chances Fri night through Monday will be across south 
central Kentucky, as shortwave upper ridging takes hold over the 
Great Lakes, and a bubble of surface high pressure tries to nose 
into the Ohio Valley from the north. 


Better coverage and organization of storms is expected by Tuesday or 
Wednesday with the cold front trailing off a fairly vigorous upper 
trof passing through the Great Lakes. Better instability and better 
dynamics could support some stronger storms, but that remains a 
low-confidence forecast at this time. 


Temps through the period will run near or slightly below climo by 
day, and near or above climo by night, as abundant clouds and 
moisture will limit diurnal ranges. 


&& 


Aviation (06z taf update)... 
issued at 104 am EDT Thu Jul 2 2015 


A very unsettled period of weather looks to affect all taf sites as 
a nearly stationary frontal boundary sits near sdf/Lex, and several 
upper disturbances pass through northwest flow aloft. 


Sdf will start out in MVFR rain showers with occasional dips into IFR 
visibility and thunderstorms and rain possible. A brief improvement is expected 
between 3 and 5 am, before another round of showers and storms 
through late morning. After another midday lull, showers and storms 
could then fire in the late afternoon and evening. Frontal boundary 
should find its way north of the terminal with a steady south wind 
outside of any T-storm outflow boundaries. 


Bwg should see activity pick up toward dawn with periods of rain showers and 
thunderstorms and rain throughout the remainder of the taf cycle. Brief instances of 
IFR visibility are certainly possible along with T-storm wind gusts. 
Otherwise, expect VFR with steady south winds. 


Lex will also see activity pick up over the next few hours as the 
frontal boundary slowly works toward the area. Several periods off 
and on shower and T-storm activity are expected through the day with 
temporary IFR visibilities and T-storm wind gusts possible. Once the 
frontal boundary passes, south winds should prevail outside of any 
T-storm outflow. 


&& 


Lmk watches/warnings/advisories... 
Kentucky...Flash Flood Watch through Friday morning for kyz026-027-061>067- 
070>078-081-082. 


In...none. 
&& 


$$ 


Short term........bjs 
long term.........Ras 
aviation..........bjs 










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