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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
1200 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD LGT SNOW 8 3 80 W7 30.08F WCI -3 DUBOIS MOCLDY 4 2 91 W8 30.14S WCI -9 CLEARFIELD PTCLDY 10 1 67 W6 30.17F WCI 0 JOHNSTOWN PTCLDY 8 -4 58 W8 30.11S WCI -4 ALTOONA CLEAR 12 2 64 NW6 30.20R WCI 3 STATE COLLEGE PTCLDY 11 3 70 W13G21 30.20S WCI -4 WILLIAMSPORT PTCLDY 15 2 56 MISG 30.22R SELINSGROVE CLEAR 14 -2 49 W5 30.25R WCI 6 FT INDIANTOWN CLEAR 16 -3 43 W9 30.24R WCI 4 CAPITAL CITY CLEAR 18 0 45 W13 30.27S WCI 5 HARRISBURG PTCLDY 19 4 51 NW21 30.27R WCI 3 YORK CLEAR 15 0 51 W8 30.26R WCI 4
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200am EST, Friday February 12, 2016
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 12 degrees west, near 11 degrees central, and near 21 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, partly cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near -1 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 3 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near -3 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 1 degrees west. Winds are coming from the west at 13 mph with gusts at 21 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near -4 degrees central. Winds are coming from the northwest at 12 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 9 degrees east. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category west, emergency category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 21 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 4 degrees at Dubois.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLAIR County,PA
1017 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 DAY ONE TONIGHT. THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SNOW SQUALLS ARE POSSIBLE WITH AN ARCTIC FRONT FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY. FRIGID TEMPERATURES AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL BRING AN INCREASED RISK FOR FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. A POTENTIAL WINTER STORM MAY IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 1012 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 17-21 FEB 19-25 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Normal Above Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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
FEBRUARY 12TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... Texas and the eastern plains experienced their coldest morning of modern record. The mercury dipped to 8 degrees below zero at Fort Worth TX, and to 22 degrees below zero at Kansas City MO. The temperature at Camp Clarke NE plunged to 47 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state. In the eastern U.S., Washington D.C. hit 15 degrees below zero, while Charleston SC received a record four inches of snow. (David Ludlum) ...1958... Snow blanketed northern Florida, with Tallahassee reporting a record 2.8 inches. A ship in the Gulf of Mexico, 25 miles south of Fort Morgan AL, reported zero visibility in heavy snow on the afternoon of the 12th. (12th-13th) (The Weather Channel) ...1960... A snowstorm in the Deep South produced more than a foot of snow in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. (David Ludlum) ...1981... Eastern Kentucky had record subzero temperatures in 1981. The mercury bottomed out at 7 degrees below zero at the London Corbin airport...while the Jackson weather office dropped to minus 4 degrees. ...1985... Heavy snow paralyzed Eastern Kentucky back in 1985. The snowstorm dumped between 10 inches and 2 feet of snow within an 18 hour period...virtually bringing Eastern Kentucky to a standstill and isolating hundreds of Kentuckians... especially those within the mountain homes of extreme Eastern Kentucky. Roads were impassable with drifts up to 20 feet high as well as trees and power lines blocking roads. National Guard helicopters were used to locate stranded motorists...evacuate residents without electrical power and scout road conditions. Snow records that still stand today include...11 inches at the London-Corbin airport and one foot of snowfall at the Jackson weather office. (NWS Jackson, KY) ...1987... A storm in the eastern U.S. produced high winds from North Carolina to Maine. A storm in the western U.S. produced up to thirty inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada Range of California. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A classic "nor'easter" formed off the Carolina coast and intensified as it moved up the Atlantic coast bringing heavy snow to the northeastern U.S. Totals ranged up to 26 inches at Camden NY and Chester MA. Arctic cold gripped the north central U.S. Duluth MN was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 32 degrees below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Unseasonably mild weather prevailed across Alaska. Morning lows of 29 degrees at Anchorage and 31 degrees at Fairbanks were actually warmer than those in northern Florida. (The National Weather Summary) ...1990... Strong southerly winds ahead of an arctic cold front pushed temperatures into the 70s as far north as Iowa and Nebraska. Twenty-one cities in the central U.S., seven in Iowa, reported record high temperatures for the date. Lincoln NE reported a record high of 73 degrees, and the afternoon high of 59 degrees at Minneapolis MN smashed their previous record for the date by twelve degrees. Springfield IL reported a record forty-eight consecutive days with above normal temperatures. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky