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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 EDT, Monday July 06, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 65 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, partly cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog across the state. Winds are from the south at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Owensboro. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Lexington and Frankfort. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Additional weather updates will be available shortly. Meanwhile: Get all of Kentucky's regional forecast discussions from your local National Weather Office, or from the UK Ag. Weather Center at: weather.uky.edu
Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.


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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. CALM WINDS LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING SOUTH 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. Central KY .TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT. Eastern KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., June 29, 2015 17-15

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and rainfall over 
the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.25 inches, 0.25 inches above 
normal. Temperatures averaged 76 degrees for the week, 2 degrees above normal. 
Topsoil moisture was rated 1 percent very short, 10 percent short, 77 percent 
adequate and 12 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 1 percent very short, 12 
percent short, 82 percent adequate, and 5 percent surplus. Days suitable for 
fieldwork averaged 4.7 out of a possible seven. 

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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
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Kentucky Crop Calendar Here.

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