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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 200pm EDT, Friday June 22, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 80 degrees west, near 77 degrees central, and near 79 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, partly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 20 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at London and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Friday, June 22, 2018

...Storms Expected Into The Weekend...

An upper level low pressure system will move overhead today. An associated surface cold front will push in from the west and bring another round of thunderstorms to the region this afternoon and evening. Many places could pick up a half to one inch of rainfall with some locally higher amounts. A look ahead shows continued unsettled weather for the remainder of the week and into the weekend.

Another weather system should bring isolated thunderstorms to most of the commonwealth Saturday afternoon and evening. Additional storms are expected late Saturday night and Sunday.

Kentucky State Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Central KY .REST OF TODAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...A chance of showers in the early afternoon, then showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent.

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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