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Here are the local conditions for central Kentucky and Lexington...

600 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017
MT STERLING*   CLEAR     59  57  94 CALM      30.04R                  
FLEMING/MASON*   N/A     62  62 100 CALM      30.04R FOG              
DANVILLE*      CLEAR     59  59 100 CALM      30.03S                  
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     64  61  90 NE3       30.02S                  
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     62  58  86 CALM      30.00S                  
LOUISVILLE     CLEAR     70  66  87 CALM      29.99S                  
LEBANON*         N/A     63  61  94 CALM      30.01S                  
GLASGOW*       CLEAR    N/A N/A N/A CALM      29.99S HAZE             
BOWLING GREEN  PTCLDY    65  65 100 CALM      29.99R FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Kentucky

Based on observations at 600am EDT, Tuesday September 26, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 65 degrees west, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast 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 70 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Somerset.

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Louisville KY
323 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.Short Term...(Today through Wednesday)
Issued at 310 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Today will be another dry, warm day with highs in the upper 80s to 
around 90. Ridging remains in place at the surface and aloft, 
resulting in abundant sunshine and light winds. Tonight will 
feature mostly clear skies, with lows in the low to mid 60s. 

Cloud cover will increase on Wednesday with the arrival of a cold 
front. This boundary is currently draped from Wisconsin down through 
Iowa, Missouri, and Oklahoma. The parent upper level wave is very 
evident on water vapor imagery over the northern High Plains early 
this morning. Over the next couple of days, the upper ridge is 
forecast to persist over the lower Ohio and Mississippi River 
valleys. This will force the low pressure system well to our north 
into Canada, with the surface cold front gradually washing out 
underneath upper ridging as it moves through Wednesday. Surface 
convergence will be weak, and moisture depth will be limited. Recent 
model runs still suggest at least some potential for isolated 
showers, mainly north of the WK/BG Parkways Wednesday afternoon. The 
GFS/GEFS are the highest in terms of QPF, with the ensemble mean 
still only up to around a tenth of an inch along and north of the 
Ohio River. 

Bottom line: Wednesday will be largely dry for most. NNW winds will 
increase to 10-15 mph Wednesday afternoon and evening. Highs should
still reach the mid/upper 80s prior to the arrival of cooler air.


.Long Term...(Wednesday night through Monday)
Issued at 320 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

The long term portion of the forecast is expected to remain dry, 
with temperatures cooling off behind Wednesday's cold front. An 
upper level trough is forecast to swing southeast through the Great 
Lakes late this week, with Canadian high pressure at the surface 
gradually building southeast throughout the weekend. Expect fair 
weather and low humidity, with highs generally in the 70s. Although, 
temperatures in some locations may not make it out of the upper 60s 
on Saturday. In short, more like Fall. Overnight lows will be in the 
40s and 50s. The two weekend mornings look the coolest, with many 
areas down into the 40s.


.Aviation (06Z TAF Update)...
Issued at 110 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Surface high pressure parked over the Ohio Valley will keep winds 
light and variable through the valid TAF period. Ceilings unlimited 
as moisture is confined mainly to the low levels, but that does open 
the door for some fog potential. Will be close to crossover temps, 
but based on persistence and hi-res guidance, will carry several 
hours of MVFR visibility at BWG and HNB. Will also include a TEMPO 
for IFR vis just an hour either side of sunrise at BWG. Should 
improve to VFR by 13Z.




Short Term...EBW
Long Term...EBW

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And here's the Central Kentucky Forecast...

Tue Sep 26 03:27:16 EDT 2017

Including the city of Lexington
327 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper
80s. Light winds becoming north up to 5 mph in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds up to 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest
winds up to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. 

And the Medium- and long-Range Outlook for Kentucky...

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 OCT 1-OCT 5  OCT 3-OCT 9    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy

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