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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!


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky

Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Wednesday May 27, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 63 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Paducah, Owensboro, and Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Somerset. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

From the UK Agricultural Weather Center, here is your Ag weather synopsis.


Updated Tuesday Evening, May 27, 2015

..Active Pattern Continues...

A line of storms will continue to advance across the eastern half of the state into the evening hours. Some strong to severe storms will be possible with damaging winds and large hail being the main threats. Additional activity will follow, but at less coverage, before waning overnight.

The rest of the upcoming week will feature shower and storm chances on a daily basis. Isolated to scattered coverage is expected tomorrow, in addition to the mercury on the rise. Expect highs in the low to mid 80s for most.
Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH. Central KY .OVERNIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. Eastern KY .OVERNIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY VALLEY FOG NEAR DAWN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., May 26, 2015 12-15

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced below normal temperatures and rainfall over 
the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 0.34 inches, 0.78 inches below 
normal. Temperatures averaged 64 degrees for the week, 2 degrees below normal. 
Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 18 percent short, 68 percent 
adequate and 12 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 12 
percent short, 75 percent adequate, and 11 percent surplus. Days suitable for 
fieldwork averaged 4.7 out of a possible seven. Dry conditions continued in many 
locations. However, planting was on hold in some areas due to rains.

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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