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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1015 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NEARLY STATIONARY LOW PRESSURE ON THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL
CONTINUE TO KEEP PENNSYLVANIA MAINLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY.
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE WILL ALSO CONTINUE
WITH A NORTHEASTERLY AIRFLOW.

A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE GREAT LAKES WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS OVER THE STATE SATURDAY NIGHT. A FEW
SHOWERS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING WITH CLEARING
IN THE AFTERNOON FOR MOTHERS DAY.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL VARY FROM THE LOWER 40S
IN THE NORTHWEST TO THE UPPER 40S IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PIEDMONT.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FRIDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S
IN THE POCONOS TO THE LOWER 60S IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
300 AM EDT FRI MAY 06 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    47  38  71 N9        29.78S                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    49  39  68 N7        29.75S                  
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    51  40  65 N6        29.74F                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    48  39  71 N7        29.72F                  
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    49  46  90 CALM      29.72S                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    51  43  73 CALM      29.72S                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    53  45  74 CALM      29.70S                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    53  46  77 N6        29.70S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    54  45  72 N8        29.67S                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    54  47  77 CALM      29.68S                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    53  48  83 NW6       29.67F                  
YORK           CLOUDY    51  49  92 CALM      29.68R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Friday May 06, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 50 degrees west, near 51 degrees central, and near 52 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the north at 10 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 east at 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 degrees at Allentown. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Meadville.


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

529 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 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.

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7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 114 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.

FRIDAY
SHOWERS
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

MONDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.

TUESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

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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 
                   MAY 11-15    MAY 13-19    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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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MAY 6TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1933...
Charleston SC was deluged with 10.57 inches of rain, an all- time 24 hour
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
A massive tornado hit Omaha NE killing three persons, injuring 133 others,
and causing 150 million dollars damage. The tornado struck during the late
afternoon moving northeastward through the industrial and residential areas
of west central Omaha, and lifting over the northern section of the city.
The twister, which cut a swath ten miles long and as much as a quarter of a
mile wide, was the mostly costly in U.S. history up til that time. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Eighteen cities in California and Oregon reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 91 degrees at Portland OR, 101 degrees at Medford
OR, and 104 degrees at Sacramento CA, were the warmest of record for so
early in the season. (The National Weather Summary)


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