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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 600pm EDT, Sunday June 25, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 79 degrees central, and near 77 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and good east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are variable at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 77 degrees at Somerset, Jackson, and Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Sunday evening, June 25, 2017
...Cool and Dry Tonight; Scattered Showers and T-Storms Later Monday...

Dry and cool weather will continue through Monday as high pressure settles over the Ohio Valley. A cold front will bring scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms later Monday and Monday night. After another cool day on Tuesday, summer heat and humidity will gradually return late in the week, with increasing chances for showers and storms.

Kentucky State Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight. Central KY .TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds up to 10 mph. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy valley fog near dawn. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.

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