Today's Forecast

70° / 73°   (Clear)  August 21, 2014

Weather for Lexington

Today
scattered clouds
Scattered Clouds
71° / 87°
Friday
sky is clear
Clear Sky
73° / 90°
Saturday
sky is clear
Clear Sky
75° / 92°
Sunday
sky is clear
Clear Sky
76° / 94°
Monday
sky is clear
Clear Sky
77° / 95°
Tuesday
moderate rain
Rain
75° / 86°
Wednesday
light rain
Rain
75° / 91°
 

Flood concerns grow as showers, storms slowly swing from Midwest to mid-Atlantic

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  By Brian Lada AccuWeather.com   A batch of showers and thunderstorms will slowly swing from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic this week, raising flooding concerns across the regions. Torrential downpours associated with this cluster of precipitation may drop enough …

Wet, cooler-than-average summer attributed to strong cold fronts and the ‘Bermuda High’

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By Brian Edwards AccuWeather.com   The year 2014 has featured a wet and cooler-than-average summer across a wide swath of the country from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic. As children head back to school, some people are asking where …

Corn crop ‘basically running out of water,’ significant rain needed soon, expert says

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With harvest approaching, it appears the yield potential for this year’s corn crop is on the decline, said Chad Lee, extension agronomist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.   Early indications pointed toward a bin-busting …

Going to the Dogs: Cool weather to fade, summer’s heat to make return appearance

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  By Alex Sosnowski AccuWeather.com   While persistent waves of cool weather have some people in the Midwest and East saying that 2014 is the year without a summer, a forecast pattern change during August could have people thinking otherwise. …

Refreshing cool-down pushes east this week

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  By Courtney Spamer AccuWeather.com   Behind the severe thunderstorms over the weekend, the cooler air mass over the northern Plains moves through the Great Lakes and into the Northeast.   Thunderstorms continued to be triggered by a front moving …

Storms threaten Midwest into weekend

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  By Courtney Spamer AccuWeather.com   Severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.   The same system in southern Canada that created strong to severe thunderstorms …

Gusty winds, downpours target Ohio Valley
as severe storms rumble through the region

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  By Jordan Root AccuWeather.com   As steamy summer air returns to the Great Lakes and Northeast through the midweek, so will the threat of severe thunderstorms. Wednesday could turn rather active from northern New England through the Ohio Valley …

Autumnlike chill to expand from Midwest
to South, East; record low temps expected

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  By Alex Sosnowski AccuWeather.com   A summertime version of the polar vortex will continue to set record low temperatures in the Plains and Midwest this week. Cool air will also reach into the South and Appalachians.   The air …

It’s baaaack! Summer’s version of polar vortex will cool things off during hottest part of year

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  By Kristina Pydynowski AccuWeather.com   The first part of this week will feel more like September than the middle of July, typically the hottest time of year, throughout the Midwest.   The unseasonably cool air is arriving via a …

Severe thunderstorms on tap this afternoon as powerful cold front blasts through region

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  By Brian Lada AccuWeather.com   Severe thunderstorms will erupt over the Northeast and Ohio Valley on Tuesday, impacting over a dozen states, including Kentucky.   Tuesday’s storms are expected to become more violent than those that developed on Monday …

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