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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
1100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD CLOUDY 22 17 81 N3 30.18F DUBOIS CLOUDY 25 20 81 N6 30.20S CLEARFIELD CLOUDY 25 18 74 VRB3 30.23F JOHNSTOWN CLOUDY 25 17 72 CALM 30.17S ALTOONA PTSUNNY 28 20 71 CALM 30.23F STATE COLLEGE CLOUDY 27 19 74 NW6 30.24F WILLIAMSPORT CLOUDY 32 20 61 NW5 30.28F SELINSGROVE CLOUDY 32 20 61 CALM 30.29F FT INDIANTOWN CLOUDY 32 20 61 NE6 30.28F CAPITAL CITY CLOUDY 33 20 58 NE7 30.30F HARRISBURG CLOUDY 32 20 61 N3 30.29F YORK CLOUDY 32 21 64 NE6 30.29S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1100am EST, Saturday December 20, 2014
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 28 degrees west, near 27 degrees central, and near 34 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are calm in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northwest at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 9 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 34 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 22 degrees at Bradford.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLAIR County,PA
532 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 1004 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 25-29 DEC 27-JAN 2 JAN JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Above Normal Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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
DECEMBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1836... A famous cold wave occurred in central Illinois. A cold front with 70 mph winds swept through at Noon dropping the temperature from 40 degrees to near zero in a matter of minutes. Many settlers froze to death. Folklore told of chickens frozen in their tracks and men frozen to saddles. Ice in streams reportedly froze to six inches in a few hours. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1901... An extremely cold air mass brought record lows of 0 at Louisville, KY -2 at Lexington, and -10 at Bowling Green. ...1942... An early cold wave sent the temperature plunging to 3 degrees below zero at Nantucket MA, and to 11 degrees below zero at Boston MA. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Heavy snow fell in the northern mountains of Colorado, with 15 inches reported in the Mary Jane ski area. Strong and gusty winds prevailed from the Northern High Plains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 54 mph at Buffalo NY, and reached 66 mph at Livingston MT. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow fell across New England, with up to seven inches of snow in Maine. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Strong southerly winds ahead of a cold front in the central U.S. gusted to 70 mph at Indianapolis IN. The high winds toppled a masonary wall killing a construction worker. Low pressure and a trailing cold front brought rain and snow and high winds to the western U.S. Winds gusted to 90 mph at the Callahan Ranch south of Reno NV. Soda Springs, in the Sierra Nevada Range of California, received 17 inches of snow in less than 24 hours. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Brutal northwest winds ushered bitter cold arctic air into the north central U.S. International Falls MN and Warroad MN tied for honors as the cold spot in the nation with morning lows of 34 degrees below zero. Minot ND reported a wind chill reading of 81 degrees below zero. Squalls produced more heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Erie PA received 21 inches of snow, including four inches in one hour, to bring their total snow cover to 39 inches, an all-time record for that location. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1990... Snow fell at Santa Maria, CA for the first time since records were kept.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky