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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Outlook Updated Wednesday, August 15, 2018

...Unsettled Weather Returns; Waves of Rainfall Through Saturday...

Wet weather is moving into the area today. This morning showers will be likely along the Ohio River mainly west of I-65, but as we move into the afternoon and tonight, heavy rain and storms will be likely over much of the area. This wet pattern will likely stick around through much of the week.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are forecast Thursday through Saturday as a couple of upper-level disturbances move slowly across the Ohio Valley. Heavy rainfall will be focused over Kentucky Thursday morning before a second round of storms forms later in the afternoon. These storms may produce gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. New County Ag Weather Page, Current Conditions:Kentucky
, U.S.
Based on observations at 1000am EDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 76 degrees west, near 76 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Somerset and London.

WESTERN KY AREA (including Paducah)

            Wed Aug 15 10:08:49 EDT 2018

McCracken-
Including the city of Paducah
908 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent. 
.TONIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation
70 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in
the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 70.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows
in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. 


            

CENTRAL KY AREA (including Lexington)
Wed Aug 15 09:34:17 EDT 2018 Fayette- Including the city of Lexington 934 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 .TODAY...Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. .THURSDAY...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .FRIDAY...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .SATURDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. .SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. .MONDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

EASTERN KY AREA (including Jackson)
Wed Aug 15 09:18:25 EDT 2018 Jackson- Including the cities of McKee and Annville 918 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 .REST OF TODAY...Partly cloudy early then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon. A slight chance of showers late. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 30 percent. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. .THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers late in the morning. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 30 percent. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers late. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent. .FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent. .SATURDAY...Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 90 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. .SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. .MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. .TUESDAY...Partly sunny with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.