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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 200pm EDT, Tuesday September 27, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 23%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Current drying conditions are very good west, very good central, and good east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the west at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 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 79 degrees at Henderson. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Somerset. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Tuesday, September 27, 2016

...Cool & Dry Today, Small Rain Chances Tomorrow...

An upper low contained in a broad upper trough over the midwest will slowly drop south into the Ohio Valley by tomorrow. Today will be cool and dry as the Bluegrass state resides in the broad upper trough. Small rain chances and cloudy conditions will return for Wednesday as the upper low draws closer.


Western KY:
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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. Central KY .THIS AFTERNOON...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. 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