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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
442 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

A sprawling area of high pressure over the eastern United States 
will maintain control of our weather through the upcoming 
weekend.

Under mainly clear skies, patchy valley fog is possible overnight
with lows ranging from the upper 30s in the northwest mountains 
to the low 50s in the city of Philadelphia.

Friday will feature plentiful sunshine, with temperatures 
rebounding nicely to highs ranging from the mid 60s across the 
northern mountains and the Laurel Highlands to the low 70s across 
the southeastern piedmont.

Looking ahead to Saturday and Sunday, expect partly to mostly 
sunny skies and continued above-normal temperatures.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
500 PM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       SUNNY     66  44  45 SW12G22   30.10S                  
DUBOIS         SUNNY     66  43  43 W16G22    30.12F                  
CLEARFIELD     SUNNY     68  42  38 SW10G20   30.12F                  
JOHNSTOWN      SUNNY     64  41  42 W13       30.18S                  
ALTOONA        SUNNY     71  36  27 W13       30.15S                  
STATE COLLEGE  SUNNY     70  43  37 W14       30.12F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   SUNNY     73  45  36 S6G17     30.05F                  
SELINSGROVE    SUNNY     71  45  39 SW8       30.10F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  SUNNY     71  48  43 SW7       30.11F                  
CAPITAL CITY   SUNNY     73  43  33 W8        30.11F                  
HARRISBURG     SUNNY     71  47  42 W9        30.11F                  
YORK           SUNNY     71  45  39 SW8       30.13S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 69 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the west at 14 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 12 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at WilliamSport. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Johnstown.


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

553 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 516 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Mild. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Cooler with lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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