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National Weather Service State College PA
937 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

A cold front will drop southeastward across Pennsylvania overnight.
A few showers and thunderstorms remain possible, but this activity
should tend to diminish as the night progresses. Low temperatures
will range from the low 60s in the northwest mountains to the upper
60s across southwestern and southeastern Pennsylvania.

The front will stall along or just south of the Mason-Dixon line on
Monday, resulting in some lingering clouds and a slight chance for a
shower or thunderstorm across far southern Pennsylvania. Farther to
the north, skies should become mostly sunny. High temperatures will
range from the upper 70s along the Lake Erie shoreline to the low 90s
in the Philadelphia area.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warm, before a stronger cold front
approaches the commonwealth on Wednesday accompanied by another
chance for showers and storms.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For BLAIR County


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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
1100 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    68  67  96 CALM      30.27R                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    68  64  87 CALM      30.25S                  
CLEARFIELD     NOT AVBL                                               
JOHNSTOWN      TSTM      65  65 100 SE3       30.33F FOG              
ALTOONA        TSTM      67  67 100 NW9       30.31R FOG              
STATE COLLEGE  RAIN      68  66  93 W12       30.23R                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    75  64  68 W5        30.18R                  
SELINSGROVE    PTCLDY    74  69  85 S6        30.17F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLEAR     70  65  84 CALM      30.19S                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLEAR     77  64  64 W5        30.19R                  
HARRISBURG     MOCLDY    79  68  69 VRB3      30.19R                  
YORK           PTCLDY    71  66  84 W3        30.21R                  

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

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 77 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, rain central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the east at 9 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 12 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Johnstown.


NOWCAST For BLAIR county: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 1113 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.NOW...
A BAND OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ACROSS
THE REGION THROUGH 2 AM. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE SOUTH
OF A MANSFIELD...RIDGWAY LINE...AND NORTH OF A LEBANON...
GETTYSBURG LINE. SOME STORMS WILL HAVE HEAVY DOWNPOURS. THE
SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLAIR County,PA

1008 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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 1015 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

OVERNIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

FRIDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

SATURDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 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 
                 SEP 3-SEP 7 SEP 5-SEP 11    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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AUGUST 28TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1898...
Torrents of rain accompanied by a furious wind upset the rain gage at Fort
Mohave AZ. However, water in a wash tub set out on the mesa, clear of
everything, measured eight inches after the 45 minute storm. (The Weather
Channel)
...1911...
Saint George GA was deluged with 18.00 inches of rain in 24 hours to
establish a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1936...
Record heat in Kentucky included 100 degrees at Louisville and 
Lexington, and 106 at Bowling Green. (NWS Louisville)
...1959...
Lieutenant Colonel William Rankin bailed out of his plane at a height of
46,000 feet into a violent thunderstorm, and lived to write about the 45
minute journey (which normally would have been a thirteen minute descent).
He described it as one of the most bizarre and painful experiences
imaginable. (The Weather Channel)
...1971...
Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Doria caused devastating floods in central
and northeast New Jersey resulting in 138 million dollars damage. In
southeastern Pennsylvania, high winds downed trees and power lines, and in
New York City, heavy rains flooded streets and subways. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
The temperature at Apalachicola FL dipped to 62 degrees to shatter their
previous August record by four degrees, having tied their August record
high of 99 degrees on the 2nd of the month. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Severe thunderstorms broke the heat in the southeastern U.S. and the Gulf
Coast Region, but not before seven cities reported record high temperatures
for the date. The severe thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 80 mph
downing large trees around Horse Shoe NC, and pelted southeastern Meridian
MS with hail two inches in diameter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Tropical Storm Chris spawned a tornado near Manning SC which killed one
person, and spawned three tornadoes in North Carolina. Chris produced one
to two foot tides, and three to six inch rains, over coastal South
Carolina. Severe thunderstorms in New York State and Vermont, developing
ahead of a cold front, spawned a tornado which killed one person at Hector
NY, produced tennis ball size hail at Brandon VT, and produced wind gusts
to 80 mph at Lyndonville VT. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms in Nebraska produced 4.50 inches of rain around
McCook, and 4.65 inches near Auburn and Brownville. Showers in Montana
pushed the rainfall total for the month at Havre past the previous August
record of 3.90 inches. (The National Weather Summary)
...1990...
Plainfield, IL, which is just south of Chicago, was struck by an F5 tornado 
destroying several businesses and Plainfield High School. An apartment 
complex in Crest Hill was hit and eight residents were killed. While the 
extent of F5 damage was not widespread, many residents were affected by this 
fast-moving tornado. There was a total of 21 fatalities from this storm.
(NWS Louisville)

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