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...Storms Expected Into The Weekend...

An upper level low pressure system will move overhead today. An associated surface cold front will push in from the west and bring another round of thunderstorms to the region this afternoon and evening. Many places could pick up a half to one inch of rainfall with some locally higher amounts. A look ahead shows continued unsettled weather for the remainder of the week and into the weekend.

Another weather system should bring isolated thunderstorms to most of the commonwealth Saturday afternoon and evening. Additional storms are expected late Saturday night and Sunday.

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. New County Ag Weather Page, Current Conditions:Kentucky
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KENTUCKY REGIONAL WEATHER ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1100 AM EDT FRI JUN 22 2018

NOTE "FAIR" INDICATES FEW OR NO CLOUDS BELOW 12,000 FEET
WITH NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND/OR OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY.

KYZ001>023-026-027-061>063-070>075-221600-
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        PTSUNNY   75  64  68 W9        29.72S                  
HENDERSON      PTSUNNY   75  67  76 W10       29.70S                  
OWENSBORO      TSTM      72  68  88 SW7       29.71S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   PTSUNNY   75  70  83 SW15      29.74F                  
BOWLING GREEN  LGT RAIN  75  70  84 SW12      29.77R                  
GLASGOW        CLOUDY    72  66  82 SW7       29.78S                  
$$

KYZ024-025-028>034-038-045-046-053-221600-
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF HVY RAIN  73  69  87 S16G23    29.75S FOG              
LOUISVILLE/LOU LGT RAIN  74  70  87 S10       29.75S                  
FORT KNOX      PTSUNNY   70  70 100 S7        29.75F                  
$$

KYZ035>037-039>044-047>052-055>060-089>105-221600-
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      78  67  68 S10       29.77F                  
COVINGTON      PTSUNNY   75  68  78 SW10      29.74S                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      77  65  66 S9        29.75S                  
$$

KYZ054-064>069-076>088-106>120-221600-
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        FAIR      76  68  76 VRB5      29.81S                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    77  68  73 S9        29.82S                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      75  64  69 SW9       29.82F                  
MIDDLESBORO    FAIR      79  67  67 SW7       29.83S                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    78  69  73 SE8G17    29.82F                  
$$

  


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Mouseover to pause!...... Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Central KY .REST OF TODAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Eastern KY .TODAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 90 percent. ...The mission of the UK Agricultural Weather Program/Center is to provide educational resources through the development of agricultural weather products and services that minimize weather surprise to Kentucky residents relative to their agricultural needs... Detailed forecast information is available in your Precision Ag Weather forecast here... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Long-range outlooks here.

Lightning Safety Week: Lightning Safety Myths and Facts ... here .

Spring 2013 Recap: Cool temperatures dominate the U.S. ... here .

Take a guided tour of the new NOAA Climate.gov web site. More here .

Major flooding starts off the meteorological summer of 2013 in Western Kentucky ... here .

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. More here .

The Kentucky Weekly Weather and Crop Report has started for 2013. A summary of information can be found here.

Ag SitRep: Agricultural Situation report here .

Where is Spring 2013 for the Bluegrass state? Find out more here

New Map! Probability of Near-Surface Temperatures at or below 32 F. Can be found here

Share Your Weather Station Data with the NWS! Become a member of The Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP)... here.

The latest Issue of the Kentucky Ag Weather Observer is now available..Click here for the latest monthly issue.

National Temperature & Rainfall Data and Averages...click here

Need help finding a weather station? Find out more here.

Receiving National Weather Service Warnings. Find out more here .

See the latest Nation-wide weather observations ... here .

So you want to be an NWS Meteorologist? Find out here.

When has a tropical cyclone tracked through your area? Find out here.

The real-time Burley Curing Advisory is now available for the curing season ... here . And, On your cell-phone too! here .

Ag SitRep: Agricultural Situation report here.

What day/time does the 1st day of Fall occur in 2013?...click here. or Mouseover HERE! Why do we have seasons? Here.

See the latest Fall Colors 2012 for the US here and Kentucky here .

Kentucky Counties Affected by Disasters: 2008 to Present ... here .

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NOAA Space Weather: Aurora Forecasts ... [Here]

NEW: U.S. Hazards Outlook... here .

Kentucky Winter Weather Safety Tips: Check it out here .

Kentucky Weather Mapping (with Live Updates from the Kentucky Mesonet) ... [Here]

We Need Your Precipitation Measurements, Join CoCoRaHS Today!... More here.

Weather related articles from the UK College of Agriculture here .

A new, regional radar web page: Check it out here.

New UKAWC data page here, and KY Mesonet data page here.

How do El Niño and La Nina influence the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons?.... [More]

Click here to a link of Kentucky radars on one page.

Kentucky Crop and Weather Report available here...or [mp3].

A new weather model in the Ag Weather Center. Called the WRF, short for Weather, Research and Forecasting model. Here's the hour-by-hour, rainfall forecast for Kentucky and the U.S. (New!) for the next 5 days .

New Insect, Plant Disease and Degree Day Models using NWS weather stations and Kentucky Mesonet Stations are now available here.

New Rainfall and Temperatures Maps for the Bluegrass state which includes NWS weather stations and Kentucky Mesonet Stations here.

Get the updated long-range outlooks for the Bluegrass State and the U.S. here.

Check out our new Kentucky Weather Synopsis webcast page..... here...and our new Current Ag Weather Conditions Webcast here.

County-by-county 7-day hazardous weather outlook webcast are back online Here.

Road construction...in Kentucky??? KyDot has developed a great new web site to keep up with major road work... here

NWS U.S. Mesonet (New): Current U.S. Weather Data

Click here for the Kentucky Mesonet weather station nearest to you.

Current Weather-Related Press Releases From UK College of Agriculture

Weekly climate summary here, and for the latest crop moisture and Palmer drought severity indices click here.

NCDC: US Climate at a Glance...Display the temperature/rainfall trend for any state for over 100 yrs! Outstanding! here.

Weekly ENSO update here .

The Climate Prediction Center has developed a new web site for 'Everything' about Soil Moisture for the U.S. This is excellent! [More...]. Soil Moisture Maps from the Midwest Regional Climate Center here.

Here's the latest 30 and 90 day long-range outlooks: ...[More] ...Maps here.

...Current Forecast Page here.

What day/time does the 1st day of Spring occur in 2012?...click here. or Mouserover HERE! Why do we have seasons? Here.

Click here to see the latest Kentucky Weather Synopsis./Tom Priddy

The UK Ag. Weather Center has added a new web address. You can also get to us at: weather.uky.edu Click http://weather.uky.edu

To send Tom and Michael a question/comments, click here!

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...The Kentucky Mesonet now has more than 57 operational weather stations up and online [MORE]...

...UKAWC's Climate Mega-Maps ...[More]
Click here to view the forecast for Kentucky.

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Understanding the new Dual-Pol NWS Radar systems ...[More].

Why do we have seasons? ...[More].

La Nina has returned and is expected to continue at least through the Northern Hemisphere fall 2011. ...[More].

Noaa: How do El Niño and La Nina influence the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons?.... [More]

Check out NWS's experimental Radar, and Weather Advisory Interactive Maps here.

New Rainfall and Temperatures Maps for the Bluegrass state which includes NWS weather stations and Kentucky Mesonet Stations here.

On this date (Feb. 9th)
...1870... President Ulysses Grant signed a joint resolution with Congress authorizing the Secretary of War to form a National Weather Service. This agency was placed under the Secretary of War because it was thought that military discipline would ensure that observations would be timely and accurate. The new agency was placed under General Albert Meyer. General Meyer gave the National Weather Service its first moniker...the Division Of Telegrams And Reports for the Benefit of Commerce. More at this link...
http://weather.about.com/od/weatherhistory/ig/US-Weather-Bureau-History/War-Department-Weather-Report.htm

(NWS Louisville)

Weather writeup for EDENblog... Click here

Want the latest information from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture? Click here

If you want to see something really cool, take a look at the U.S. Navy's NoGaps weather model of the U.S. or other regions of the world. Maybe the most awesome weather items I've seen in many years is the forecast map of the entire world. Take a look here...and select Global for forecast region. WOW!

Road construction...in Kentucky??? KyDot has developed a great new web site to keep up with major road work... here

NWS U.S. Mesonet (New): Current U.S. Weather Data

Click here for the Kentucky Ag Weather Webcast ...Or listen to the mp3 here.

Here's the latest 30 and 90 day long-range outlooks and the El Nino update: ...[More] ...Maps here.

Have you ever wondered what factors the weather experts use to make the 30 and 90 day long-rang outlooks? Here's an excellent summary.... [More]

...NEW Current Forecast Page here.

Click here to see the latest Kentucky Weather Synopsis./Tom Priddy

The UK Ag. Weather Center has added a new web address. You can also get to us at: weather.uky.edu Click http://weather.uky.edu

Weekly ENSO update here .

Get the latest Kentucky Ag Weather from

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...UKAWC's Climate Mega-Maps ...[More]

...County-by-county NWS 7 Day Hazardous Weather & UKAWC's Webcasts ...[More]

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...The Future of Radar...[More]

...The Kentucky Mesonet now has nearly60 weather stations up and online [MORE]...

...UKAWC: Listen to the latest USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report as a Podcast (mp3)... [Here]


Kentucky county by county weather estimates are available here.

List of online NOAA Weather Radios Streaming audio here.

A Worldwide severe weather service is now available from the World Meteorology Organization (WMO) and it is very impressive. This new web site provides a single and centralized source for worldwide users to access official warnings and information issued by all National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) efficiently and effectively. This web site is developed and maintained by the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO). Click here to access the new service.

NOAA:

...ENSO Alert System Status: [More]...
. It is available here. Long-range outlooks here.

Click here for UKAWC's Point Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Forecast ... NOW for any farm in the lower 48!
(Based on NWS/Nat. Digital Forecast Database)

Cocorahs is here...and Kentucky already has over 240 CoCoRaHS Precip stations! Click here for more info! Click here to go to CoCoRaHS.org. Click here to listen WUKY's radio interview for NPR. You can sign up NOW!

...Listen to the latest USDA's Kentucky Crop and Weather Report webcast (April through October)...Click here ...

Click here to see the latest changes to UK Ag Weather on the Go.

...Mesonet...good site list... Click here for more info.

Link to the CANDIDATE SITE IDENTIFICATION FORM: here. If you're interested in having a Kentucky Mesonet weather station located at your CES office, the above link to the Word document must be completed and returned to me.


Other info you may need or could be helpful... Click here for a list of positive and negative charerteristics of the potential weather site for the mesonet. Click here for a list of instructions to help complete the form.

Click here for Nationwide, County Precision Agriculture, Lawn, Garden and Weather Preparedness educational resources provided by NWS and Unidata members; University of Kentucky Ag. Weather Center

Click here for UKAWC's weather map carousel. National weather carousel here.

Click here for the NWS County Hazardous Weather Webcast.

Click here for the latest U.S. Road Conditions. Many states also have webcams available.

Click here for new weather forecast icons/graphs for 20 Kentucky cities.

NEW Hourly Webcast! For the current agriculture, lawn and garden hourly weather conditions across the state...click here.

NEW! What is a Kentucky's Mesonet? Click Here . Click here to request a weather station in your county. For the latest update on the current status of the Mesonet, click here.

NEW! Check out Noaa's new NoaaWatch web service Here

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Current conditions maps for Kentucky:
Temperature, Heat Index , LSI , Dewpoint Temperature , Relative Humidity , Wind , Weather Conditions

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What time does precip next hit your county? When will it end? See your County Precision Ag. Weather Forecast for specific details here.

Click here for Kentucky's forecast maps. Click here for the past 24 hours max/min temperatures and rainfall totals.
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For those of you that are really serious weather users...I've created a "working weather page" that's on my pc 24/7. It's a combination of the most useful maps, forecasts and new precision ag. weather county products. Click here if you're interested. Enjoy!

And, here's Mike's working page!
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Congratulations to the Princeton Research and Education Center for becoming the first Ag. Experiment Station in the state AND the nation to complete the NWS StormReady Supporter Program.

NEW On July 18, 2006 and again in 2009...the University of Kentucky Campus was recertified "StormReady" by the National Weather Service Louisville Weather Office. UK is the first university in Kentucky and the 4th university in the nation to achieve this level of severe weather preparedness. Learn about the UK Campus Severe Weather Preparedness Project Here. To see all Kentucky StormReady certified cities and counties...click Here . Also... Congratulations to Edmonson County and the CES staff for their excellent contributions toward completion of StormReady in Edmonson County. Bravo Zulu! Job Well Done!

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