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National Weather Service State College PA
514 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2016

Widely scattered light rain and snow showers will diminish to
a few flurries tonight across northern and central Pennsylvania.
Winds will also subside as high pressure moves over the area. Low
temperatures will range from the upper 20s to low 30s. Another
chilly day tomorrow with high temperatures ranging from the mid
30s to mid 40s.

A fast moving weather system tracking from the Midwest to the
Northeast will bring rain and snow to Pennsylvania Sunday night
into early Monday. A light snow accumulation is likely across
northern Pennsylvania which may impact the Monday morning commute.
Precipitation is expected to end quickly by Monday afternoon with
mainly dry weather continuing through Monday night. Another period
of rain and snow is likely on Tuesday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
600 PM EST SAT DEC 03 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       FLURRIES  34  32  92 W10       30.17S                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    36  30  79 W9        30.20S                  
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    37  33  85 W10       30.21S                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    32  28  85 W14       30.19F                  
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    38  29  70 W10       30.22S                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    39  30  70 W12G22    30.20S                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    42  33  70 W10       30.18R                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    42  35  76 W6        30.20R                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    44  30  58 W8        30.17S                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    46  28  49 W10       30.19S                  
HARRISBURG     MOCLDY    45  31  58 NW13      30.18F                  
YORK           CLOUDY    44  30  57 NW14      30.19S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Saturday December 03, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 36 degrees west, near 39 degrees central, and near 48 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 12 mph with gusts at 22 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest 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 48 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 32 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

1207 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 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.

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7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 415 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TONIGHT
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING
THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COOLER WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 ABOVE.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

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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 
                    DEC 9-13    DEC 11-17    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

....  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

DECEMBER 3RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1856...
A severe blizzard began to rage across Iowa and Kansas. It produced as much
as 16 inches of snow in Iowa. (David Ludlum)
...1926...
Yuma AZ was soaked with 1.10 inch of rain, and by the 10th of the month had
received 4.43 inches, making it the wettest December of record. The average
annual rainfall for Yuma is 3.38 inches. (3rd-10th) (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
Birmingham AL was drenched with 9.22 inches of rain in 24 hours. The rains
caused severe flash flooding which literally submerged traffic. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Stormy weather in the northwestern U.S. finally began to abate, but not
before Gold Beach OR was drenched with 7.94 inches of rain in 24 hours. Low
pressure spread snow from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Central
Appalachians. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Gale force winds ushered cold air into the northeastern U.S., and produced
snow squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 48 mph at
Buffalo NY. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in northern New
England. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 31 inches, at Limestone.
Presque Isle ME reported a record 30 inches of snow in 24 hours, along with
wind gusts to 46 mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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