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Weather Synopsis For Kentucky
Current Weather-Related Press Releases | Crop Status & Current USDA's Kentucky Weather & Crop Report

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!


Current Weather Related Press Releases here.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky

Based on observations at 100am EST, Saturday January 31, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 27 degrees west, near 23 degrees central, and near 23 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 11 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, marginal central, and marginal east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 28 degrees at Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 19 degrees at Frankfort. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.


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Click here to see the forecast locations for rain, snow and a winter mix in Kentucky.
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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING CALM AFTER MIDNIGHT. Central KY .TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 17. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. Eastern KY .OVERNIGHT...CLEAR. MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID TEENS. LIGHT WINDS.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., November 24, 2014 34-14

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced below normal temperatures and above normal 
precipitation over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.05 inches, 
0.06 inches above normal. Temperatures averaged 35 degrees for the week, 11 degrees 
below normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 7 percent short, 74 
percent adequate and 17 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very 
short, 9 percent short, 80 percent adequate, and 9 percent surplus. Days suitable for 
fieldwork averaged 4.2 out of a possible seven. Hay and roughage supplies were 
reported as 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 9 
percent surplus. 

***Last Issue of the Year. Publication of the 2015 series will begin about the 
first week of April.***

More here.



 

New Percent of Normal Rainfall Maps available for NWS and Ky Mesonet weather stations updated daily ... here....
All temperature and rainfall maps, tables and summaries ... here....

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

Climate Summaries By Climate Disision: All Summaries for Kentucky
More KY Climate Info, PointAgCast, Rainfall@yourFarm, Mobile.


Kentucky Crop Calendar Here.

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