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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 EDT, Monday March 30, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 54 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and good east. Winds are from the north at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 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 61 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 53 degrees at Covington. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

From the UK Agricultural Weather Center, here is your Ag weather synopsis.


Updated Monday, March 30, 2015

....Dry with a Warming Trend Thru Mid-Week...

Kentucky will experience a well-deserved warming trend through the first half of the work week. However, a series of disturbances will bring the chance for rain and possible thunderstorms to the region beginning Wednesday evening and lasting through late Friday night. Things should dry out on Saturday morning, leaving cool and pleasant weather to enjoy over the weekend.

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. Central KY .THIS AFTERNOON...PARTLY CLOUDY...CLEARING BY LATE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., November 24, 2014 34-14

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced below normal temperatures and above normal 
precipitation over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.05 inches, 
0.06 inches above normal. Temperatures averaged 35 degrees for the week, 11 degrees 
below normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 7 percent short, 74 
percent adequate and 17 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very 
short, 9 percent short, 80 percent adequate, and 9 percent surplus. Days suitable for 
fieldwork averaged 4.2 out of a possible seven. Hay and roughage supplies were 
reported as 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 9 
percent surplus. 

***Last Issue of the Year. Publication of the 2015 series will begin about the 
first week of April.***

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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