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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 EDT, Saturday April 30, 2016
From the UK Agricultural Weather Center, here is your Ag weather synopsis.
Updated Friday Evening, April 29, 2016
...Mostly Dry Conditions Today; Unsettled Weather For The Weekend...
This evening, overnight, and into the weekend will feature another round of active weather with multiple opportunities for rainfall. Overall, looking at another 1+ inches this weekend across much of the state. Refer here for more detailed timing information in your own Point Ag Forecast. Over the past 3 days, the state has averaged 1.54 inches with highest values in the Bluegrass region and Central Kentucky. Looking ahead, outlooks point to below normal precipitation in the 1 to 2 week time period.
Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.
The UK PointAgCast is available for Kentucky and the entire nation here!
View the webcast here . or
click for 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.
Click here to see the forecast temperatures for Kentucky.
Across the Commonwealth...
This week in Kentucky's growing season
USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report Released: April 25, 2016 Issue: 08-16 Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced well above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 0.58 inches, 0.43 inches below normal. Temperatures averaged 64 degrees for the week, 7 degrees above normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 17 percent short, 70 percent adequate and 11 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 15 percent short, 76 percent adequate, and 7 percent surplus. Days suitable for fieldwork averaged 5.6 out of a possible seven. More here.
All temperature and rainfall maps, tables and summaries ... here....
Summary of Kentucky Mesonet & NWS Weather Stations for various time periods for entire state:
Kentucky Crop Calendar Here.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky