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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Outlook Updated Thursday, September 20, 2018

...Hot And Mostly Dry Today; Cooler This Weekend...

Hot and dry weather can be expected again today, though a change in the weather is expected late Friday into Saturday morning as a cold front moves into the region. Showers and storms will be possible ahead of this front, and unsettled weather could continue into the weekend.

A few strong to severe storms will be possible Friday afternoon and evening, with locally gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and lightning being the main threats.

Additional rounds of thunderstorms through Wednesday will produce 2 to 4 inches of total rainfall, with locally higher amounts possible. Localized flooding is likely where heavier and/or repeated rainfall occurs.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your Point Ag Forecast. New County Ag Weather Page, Current Conditions:Kentucky
, U.S.
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Thursday September 20, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 97 degrees west, near 91 degrees central, and near 88 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The heat index is near 101 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees east. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, danger central, and danger east. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 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 97 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 87 degrees at London.

WESTERN KY AREA (including Paducah)

            Thu Sep 20 16:16:37 EDT 2018

McCracken-
Including the city of Paducah
316 PM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s.
South winds around 5 mph. 
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation
50 percent. 
.MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs
around 80. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows
in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. 


            

CENTRAL KY AREA (including Lexington)
Thu Sep 20 15:36:34 EDT 2018 Fayette- Including the city of Lexington 336 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018 .TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. .SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 60 percent. .SUNDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of showers 60 percent. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. .THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 70.

EASTERN KY AREA (including Jackson)
Thu Sep 20 16:24:25 EDT 2018 Jackson- Including the cities of McKee and Annville 424 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018 .TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. .FRIDAY...Warm. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers late. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent. .SATURDAY...Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent. .SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. .THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.