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National Weather Service State College PA
1045 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2016

A wet stretch of weather will overspread the area and continue
through the end of the work week. The rain may be heavy at times,
and a Flood Watch is in effect for south-central Pennsylvania from
tonight into Friday.

Showers will become more numerous tonight, and may be heavy at
times. Lows will range from the low to mid 50s across northern and
western Pennsylvania to the low 60s across the southeast.

Thursday will be a wet day, with occasional showers continuing. The
rain could be heavy at times, with highs in the 60s.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
1100 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    60  55  83 E13G20    30.13R                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    62  55  77 E15       30.07S                  
CLEARFIELD     LGT RAIN  61  59  93 E8        30.11R                  
JOHNSTOWN      LGT RAIN  60  59  96 E12G18    30.06S                  
ALTOONA        LGT RAIN  62  60  93 E12G21    30.09R FOG              
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    61  58  91 NE7       30.12R                  
WILLIAMSPORT   LGT RAIN  61  59  93 E8        30.15R                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    63  59  87 E10G21    30.15R                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    60  58  91 E9G21     30.16R                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    64  59  83 E20       30.13R                  
HARRISBURG     LGT RAIN  63  61  93 E16       30.13R FOG              
YORK           LGT RAIN  62  61  96 E12       30.12R FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Wednesday September 28, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 62 degrees west, near 61 degrees central, and near 62 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the east at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 7 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the east at 20 mph with gusts at 28 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Erie. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Mount Pocono.


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

723 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

   FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY FLOODING. PLEASE
ALSO REPORT A RAINFALL TOTAL IN THE MORNING ON THURSDAY AND AGAIN
ON FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE ALSO REPORT RAINFALL OF MORE THAN ONE
INCH IN AN HOUR.

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7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 1036 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

OVERNIGHT
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS COOL WITH LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING
THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.

FRIDAY
SHOWERS
MAINLY IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

MONDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 OCT 4-OCT 8 OCT 6-OCT 12    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     Normal     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

SEPTEMBER 28TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1836...
The first of three early season snows brought four inches of snow to
Hamilton NY, and two inches to Ashby MA. (David Ludlum)
...1893...
Albuquerque NM was soaked with 2.25 inches of rain, enough to establish a
24 hour record for that city. (The Weather Channel)
...1917...
A hurricane hit Pensacola FL. Winds gusted to 95 mph, and the barometric
pressure dipped to 28.50 inches. Winds at Mobile AL gusted to 75 mph. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced up to ten inches of rain in southern Kansas and
north central Oklahoma overnight. The Chikaskia River rose 2.5 feet above
flood stage at Blackwell OK during the day causing flooding in Kay and
Grant counties of north central Oklahoma. Early morning thunderstorms in
the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas produced 3.07 inches of rain in six
hours at McAllen. Thunderstorms produced up to six inches of rain in
southeastern Texas later in the day. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front in the central U.S. produced
severe weather from northern Texas to the Lower Missouri Valley during the
late afternoon and evening hours. Hail three inches in diameter was
reported at Nolan TX, and wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at Lawrence
KS. Thunderstorms drenched downtown Kansas City MO with up to four inches
of rain, leaving some cars stranded in water six feet deep. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms over northeastern Florida drenched Jacksonville with 4.28
inches of rain between midnight and 6 AM EDT. Unseasonably cool weather
prevailed in the northeastern U.S. Five cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Binghamton NY with a reading of 30
degrees. Morning lows were in the 20s in northern New England. Unseasonably
mild weather prevailed in the northwestern U.S., with afternoon highs in
the upper 70s and 80s. In Oregon, Astoria reported a record high of 83
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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