A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until late tonight/early Sunday morning.
Area rivers will remain high from recent rainfall. See our webpage for the most recent updates to river flood advisories and flood warnings.
Heavy rain is likely today, with 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall possible, mainly across south central Kentucky. Areal and renewed small stream flooding is likely where the heaviest rain falls, with localized flash flooding possible.
Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this evening as a strong cold front moves through the area. The strongest cells will be capable of producing locally damaging wind gusts and brief spin-up tornadoes, mainly along and west of I-65. Briefly, torrential rainfall could result in additional flooding.
Strong and gusty west winds are expected Sunday behind a strong cold front. Gusts exceeding 40 mph are likely, mainly across north-central Kentucky.
Here’s the forecast for Lexington.