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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 1200pm EDT, Monday May 30, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 82 degrees central, and near 77 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the east at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 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 84 degrees at Paducah, Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 77 degrees at Jackson. 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. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.


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 Across the Commonwealth...
Western KY .TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH. Central KY .TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...WARM. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT WINDS.

This week in Kentucky's growing season


USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report
Released: May 23, 2016 Issue: 12-16

Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced below normal temperatures and above normal 
rainfall over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.61 inches, 0.48 
inches above normal. Temperatures averaged 58 degrees for the week, 8 degrees below 
normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 0 percent very short, 2 percent short, 55 percent 
adequate and 43 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 0 percent very short, 3 
percent short, 66 percent adequate, and 31 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