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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 700am EDT, Saturday April 18, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 57 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 58 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and fair east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 58 degrees at Jackson. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Frankfort. Click here for the entire list of ag. weather observations across Kentucky. [MP3] here.

Additional weather updates will be available shortly. Meanwhile: Get all of Kentucky's regional forecast discussions from your local National Weather Office, or from the UK Ag. Weather Center at: weather.uky.edu
Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast.


The UK PointAgCast is available for Kentucky and the entire nation here!
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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.
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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. Central KY .TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. Eastern KY .TODAY...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. HIGHS AROUND 80. LIGHT WINDS.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Issued 4:00 P.M., April 13, 2015 06-15

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and rainfall over 
the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.61 inches, 0.60 inches above 
normal. Temperatures averaged 63 degrees for the week, 9 degrees above normal. 
Topsoil moisture was rated 1 percent short, 43 percent adequate and 56 percent 
surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 2 percent short, 60 percent adequate, and 38 
percent surplus. Days suitable for fieldwork averaged 1.8 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