Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Current conditions at

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38.03°NLon: 84.61°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

31°C

88°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 11 km/h
Barometer 1020.1 mb (30.15 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (94°F)
Last update 26 Jun 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington KY
 38.05°N 84.46°W (Elev. 313 m)
12:30 pm EDT Jun 26, 2016
1pm EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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