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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 900am EDT, Monday October 23, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 53 degrees west, near 62 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, heavy rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and marginal east. There is patchy fog west and central. Winds are from the west at 8 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the west at 23 mph with gusts at 33 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and heavy rain. Winds are variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Louisville International, London, and Jackson. The lowest temperature is 53 degrees at Paducah. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Updated Monday, October 232, 2017
...Rainy Today, Cooler This Week....

Scattered rain ending in the west today. Widespread rainfall to move across central and eastern Kentucky through the morning hours, becoming more scattered later this afternoon. Between 1 and 2 inches is expected. A cold front will sweep through as well bringing much cooler air through this week. Shower chances will continue tonight and into parts of Tuesday.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Central KY .TODAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent. Eastern KY .TODAY...Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.


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