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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 900pm EST, Saturday February 28, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 34 degrees west, near 33 degrees central, and near 36 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and good east. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees west. Winds are from the east at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 40 degrees at London. The lowest temperature is 27 degrees at Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Additional weather updates will be available shortly. Meanwhile: Get all of Kentucky's regional forecast discussions from your local National Weather Office, or from the UK Ag. weather Center at: weather.uk.edu
Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast.


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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. Central KY .TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES...THEN A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., November 24, 2014 34-14

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced below normal temperatures and above normal 
precipitation over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.05 inches, 
0.06 inches above normal. Temperatures averaged 35 degrees for the week, 11 degrees 
below normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 7 percent short, 74 
percent adequate and 17 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very 
short, 9 percent short, 80 percent adequate, and 9 percent surplus. Days suitable for 
fieldwork averaged 4.2 out of a possible seven. Hay and roughage supplies were 
reported as 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 9 
percent surplus. 

***Last Issue of the Year. Publication of the 2015 series will begin about the 
first week of April.***

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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