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Weather Synopsis For Kentucky
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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 200am EST, Wednesday January 24, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 29 degrees west, near 33 degrees central, and near 32 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and light snow east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, marginal central, and favorable east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph with gusts at 21 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 24 degrees east. 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 37 degrees at Hopkinsville and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 29 degrees at Paducah. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Tuesday Evening, January 23, 2018
...Mostly Cloudy & Cooler Today...

Kentucky is roughly 20 degrees cooler than yesterday with the passage of a cold front. As of 430 PM, most of the state sits in the upper 30s to low 40s. Lows tonight will dip into the middle to upper 20s with some stray light wintry precipitation. Not expecting impacts with the warm ground temperatures in place.

After another similar cool day tomorrow, warmer temperatures arrive again for the end of the work week, along with dry conditions.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

Kentucky Weather Forecast

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Click here to see the forecast locations for rain, snow and a winter mix in Kentucky.
here to see the forecast temperatures for Kentucky.

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds around 5 mph. Central KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Slight chance of light sleet, rain showers and snow showers in the evening, then chance of flurries and slight chance of light sleet after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...Cloudy. Isolated rain or snow showers until early morning, then scattered flurries late. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds around 10 mph until early morning becoming light. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.


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