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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 100am EST, Monday February 27, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 49 degrees west, near 46 degrees central, and near 42 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, good central, and good east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 49 degrees at Paducah and Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Somerset and London. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Kentucky State Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.

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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.
here to see the forecast temperatures for Kentucky.

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of light rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Lows around 40. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Central KY .OVERNIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...Partly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Sprinkles possible late. Scattered rain showers near dawn. Lows around 30 in the valleys and in the lower 40s on the ridges. Light winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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