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Weather Synopsis For Kentucky
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From the Agricultural Weather Center, in the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Department... here is your Ag Weather Synopsis for Kentucky compiled by Meteorologist Matt Dixon and Research & Extension Agricultural Meteorologist and Director of the UK Ag Weather Center, Tom Priddy ... To send us questions/comments, click here!


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky

Based on observations at 1100am EST, Wednesday December 12, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 50 degrees west, near 42 degrees central, and near 40 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, unfavorable central, and marginal east. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Somerset. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Wednesday, December 12, 2018

...Rain West Tonight; Widespread Wet Conditions Return Across Kentucky Later Thursday...

Southwest winds will continue to strengthen today as a wave of low pressure passes to our north. Rain will overspread the western portion of the state tonight. Rain chances will increase Thursday and Friday as a stronger system takes shape over the southern Plains. Wet weather will continue on Saturday, with dry high pressure returning Sunday into early next week. Daytime temperatures will be near normal for this time of year.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Central KY .TODAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Eastern KY .TODAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Summary of Kentucky Mesonet & NWS Weather Stations for various time periods for entire state:

Climate Summaries By Climate Disision: All Summaries for Kentucky
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Kentucky Crop Calendar Here.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky