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National Weather Service State College PA
149 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

Skies will be partly sunny this afternoon, and stray shower or
thunderstorm is possible. High temperatures will range from the upper
70s in the Laurel Highlands to around 90 degrees in the middle
Susuqehanna Valley.

Under partly cloudy skies, a late-night shower or thunderstorm is
possible across western Pennsylvania. Low temperatures will range
from the upper 50s in north-central Pennsylvania to the low 70s in
the urban centers of southeastern Pennsylvania.

The weekend looks unsettled, as a frontal boundary remains stalled
nearby. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible both
Saturday and Sunday, with highs ranging from the upper 70s to the
mid 80s.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
300 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    77  63  61 N8        29.99S                  
DUBOIS         MOSUNNY   80  63  55 VRB5      29.96F                  
CLEARFIELD     MOSUNNY   88  65  46 SW9       29.95S                  
JOHNSTOWN      MOSUNNY   78  61  55 NW7       30.00F                  
ALTOONA        MOSUNNY   83  65  54 VRB3      29.95F                  
STATE COLLEGE  MOSUNNY   82  66  57 SE5       29.92F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   PTSUNNY   90  58  33 N6        29.86R                  
SELINSGROVE    SUNNY     89  66  46 VRB6      29.87F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  MOSUNNY   86  68  54 VRB6      29.88R                  
CAPITAL CITY   PTSUNNY   90  66  45 N6        29.87S                  
HARRISBURG     MOSUNNY   86  69  56 CALM      29.86S                  
YORK           MOSUNNY   87  67  51 NE8       29.88S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Friday July 29, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 80 degrees west, near 82 degrees central, and near 86 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and danger east. Winds are calm in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at WilliamSport. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Franklin.


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 BLAIR County,PA

426 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 126 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

REST OF TODAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN CLEARING. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY WARM WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY WARM WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

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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 
                 AUG 3-AUG 7 AUG 5-AUG 11    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 29TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1876...
The Louisville weather office business log book mentioned that the annual 
rent for the office was $200. There was some consideration given to 
moving the office to a different location, the cost to move the weather 
office would be $38.
...1898...
The temperature at Prineville OR soared to 119 degrees to establish a state
record, which was tied on the 10th of August at Pendleton. (The Weather
Channel)
...1905...
Heavy rain in southwestern Connecticut caused a dam break, and the
resulting flood caused a quarter of a million dollars damage at Bridgeport.
As much as eleven inches of rain fell prior to the flood. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
Fifty cattle, each weighing 800 pounds, were killed by lightning near Vance
AL. The lightning struck a tree and then spread along the ground killing
the cattle. (The Weather Channel)
...1981...
Also on this date...
The Louisville weather office moved in to a brand new building (with the FAA) 
at Standiford Field.
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Minnesota to Indiana and
Illinois. A thunderstorm at Janesville WI produced wind gusts to 104 mph
which flipped over two airplanes, and blew another plane 300 feet down the
runway. The northeastern U.S. experienced some relief from the heat. Nine
cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Saint
Johnsbury VT with a reading of 42 degrees. Barnet VT reported a morning low
of 33 degrees, with frost reported on vegetation. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in Minnesota
and Wisconsin. Hail three inches in diameter was reported south of Saint
Cloud MN. Hot weather prevailed in the western U.S. Fresno CA reported a
record thirteen straight days of 100 degree heat. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest produced more than five inches
of rain west of Virgil SD. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms deluged the
foothills and adjacent plains of Colorado with heavy rain. Rains of six to
seven and a half inches fell in eight hours north of Greeley. Hail and
heavy rain caused several million dollars damage in Weld County. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)



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