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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!


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky

Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Friday December 09, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 31 degrees west, near 23 degrees central, and near 23 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are unfavorable west, marginal central, and marginal east. Winds are from the north at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 15 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 31 degrees at Paducah and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Lexington, Jackson, and Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Friday, December 9, 2016

...Breezy Winds, Sunny And Cold West; Flurries Central And East ...

Mostly sunny and cold west today. For central and east, flurries and isolated snow showers will continue this morning. A light dusting of snow is possible in some places. Wind chill values will be in the teens and low 20s today. It will warm somewhat through the weekend. Rain chances will increase Sunday afternoon into Sunday night as the next system moves through the region.


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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. Central KY .TODAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES AND ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. NUMEROUS FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. 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.

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Summary of Kentucky Mesonet & NWS Weather Stations for various time periods for entire state:

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Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky