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National Weather Service State College PA
1030 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

Clouds will persist overnight as a weak disturbance approaches from 
the Ohio Valley. A few light rain showers are possible with low 
temperatures in the 30s statewide.

A developing southerly flow will bring even milder air into the 
region for Tuesday. There will be an increasing chance for showers 
from west to east through the day, as low pressure approaches from 
the Mississippi Valley. Some thunder is possible late in the day 
across the far west. High temperatures will range from the low 50s 
in north-central Pennsylvania to the low 60s across the valleys of 
the south.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BEDFORD County


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Hourly Observations For BEDFORD county
1200 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    38  35  89 S7        30.24F                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    39  34  82 SE5       30.25F                  
CLEARFIELD       N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      30.28F                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    40  34  79 S3        30.25F                  
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    39  35  86 CALM      30.29F                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    38  35  88 CALM      30.30F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    42  33  70 W3        30.33F                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    36  34  92 CALM      30.34F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    37  37  99 CALM      30.35F                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    43  34  70 CALM      30.35S                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    43  38  82 CALM      30.35S                  
YORK           CLOUDY    40  34  79 CALM      30.34F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200am EST, Tuesday February 28, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 41 degrees west, near 38 degrees central, and near 47 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are coming from the southeast at 3 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 5 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Pottswotn, Latrobe, and Allentown.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BEDFORD County,PA

415 AM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather will occur today.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

A slight risk of severe thunderstorms exists on Wednesday before a
cold front pushes through late in the day.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BEDFORD County, PA
Issued at 1015 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon. Unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Much cooler with lows in the mid 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of snow or rain. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably mild. Lows around 40.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the upper 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 5-MAR 9 MAR 7-MAR 13    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

FEBRUARY 28TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1900...
A massive storm spread record snows from Kansas to New York State. Snowfall
totals rangeD up to 17.5 inches at Springfield IL and 43 inches at
Rochester NY, with up to 60 inches in the Adirondack Mountains of New York
State. (David Ludlum)
...1952...
An intense storm brought coastal sections of southeastern Massachusetts to
a halt, stranding 3000 motorists on Lower Cape, and leaving ten thousand
homes on the Cape without electricity. Winds gusting to 72 mph created
mountainous snowdrifts of the 18 inches of snow which buried Nantucket and
Hyannis. A barometric pressure reading of 29.02 inches was reported at the
center of the storm. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A powerful storm produced severe thunderstorms in Louisiana and Mississippi
early in the day. About mid morning a monstrous tornado touched down near
Moselle MS and grew to a width of two miles as it passed near Laurel MS.
The tornado traveled a distance of 40 miles killing six persons, injuring
350 others, and causing 28.5 million dollars damage. The tornado swept
homes right off their foundations, and tossed eighteen wheel trucks about
like toys. Strong straight line winds associated with the powerful storm
system gusted to 70 mph at Jonesboro AR and Carbondale IL. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms in California produced severe weather during the early
morning hours. Strong thunderstorm winds, gusting to 74 mph, downed trees
in the Sacramento area. Unseasonably mild weather prevailed in the
northwestern U.S. The afternoon high of 71 degrees at Portland OR was a
February record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms in the southeast corner of the nation produced winds gusts to
58 mph at Fort Lauderdale FL, and a total of seven inches of rain. Heavy
snow whitened parts of the Northern Plateau and the Northern Rockies, with
ten inches reported at Marion MT. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1990...
Showers and thunderstorms over the Southern Plains Region capped a record
wet February for parts of Oklahoma. Totals for the month ranged up to 9.11
inches at McCurtain, with 4.63 inches reported at Oklahoma City. Snow and
sleet fell across northern Oklahoma, with four inches reported at Freedom
and Jefferson. Snow also spread across southern Kansas into Missouri and
Arkansas, with six inches of snow reported at Harrison AR. In Alaska,
February temperatures at Nome averaged 21 degrees below normal, ranging
from -38 degrees to 29 degrees during the month. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky