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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!
|Current Weather Related Press Releases here.|
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky|
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Tuesday August 04, 2015
From the UK Agricultural Weather Center, here is your Ag weather synopsis.
Updated Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015
...Scattered Storms Continue this Evening...
Scattered showers and storms will continue to be possible this evening across mainly areas south of I-64. Storms will be capable of very heavy rain at times. Look for conditions to become dry overnight, before a slow moving disturbance brings renewed chances for the second half of the work week. The most widespread activity is expected Wednesday night through Thursday. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for much of the area through early Friday with another 1.5 to 2+ inches possible.
The associated cloud cover will keep temperatures below seasonable norms through Friday. Look for highs only in the upper 70s to mid 80s to end the work week.
Specific and detailed weather forecast information is available in your precision agriculture, lawn and garden forecast.
Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.
The UK PointAgCast is available for Kentucky and the entire nation here!
View the webcast here . or
click for West, Central or East for the 7-day text forecast. Or next 48 hrs here.
Click here to see the forecast locations for rain, snow and a winter mix in Kentucky.
Click here to see the forecast temperatures for Kentucky.
Across the Commonwealth...
This week in Kentucky's growing season
USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report Released: August 3, 2015 Issue: 22-15 Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 0.77 inches, 0.20 inches below normal. Temperatures averaged 78 degrees for the week, 2 degrees above normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 0 percent very short, 5 percent short, 71 percent adequate and 24 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 0 percent very short, 3 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 19 percent surplus. Days suitable for fieldwork averaged 5.4 out of a possible seven. More here.
All temperature and rainfall maps, tables and summaries ... here....
Summary of Kentucky Mesonet & NWS Weather Stations for various time periods for entire state:
Kentucky Crop Calendar Here.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky