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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 1100am EDT, Saturday April 29, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 77 degrees central, and near 78 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Covington. 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 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Central KY .TODAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...Hot. Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms early. Highs around 90. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon. 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