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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 1200pm EDT, Sunday March 26, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 60 degrees central, and near 63 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and fair east. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the west at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 15 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are variable at 7 mph 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 64 degrees at Louisville International, London, and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 58 degrees at Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Kentucky State Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Central KY .TODAY...Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Eastern KY .THIS AFTERNOON...Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

This week in Kentucky's growing season

USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Released: May 31, 2016 Issue: 13-16

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and near normal 
rainfall over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.09 inches, 0.02 
inches below normal. Temperatures averaged 70 degrees for the week, 2 degrees above 
normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 3 percent short, 63 percent adequate and 34 
percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent short, 70 percent adequate, and 
28 percent surplus. Days suitable for fieldwork averaged 3.1 out of a possible seven.

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