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Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
700 AM EDT WED MAR 21 2018
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD CLOUDY 25 10 53 NE7 29.67R DUBOIS LGT SNOW 25 21 85 NE5 29.65S FOG CLEARFIELD LGT SNOW 26 23 88 VRB6 29.66S FOG JOHNSTOWN LGT SNOW 24 21 88 NE6 29.58R FOG ALTOONA SNOW 27 24 89 NE10 29.64R VSB 1/2 STATE COLLEGE LGT SNOW 27 23 86 NE6 29.66F WILLIAMSPORT CLOUDY 34 9 35 N6 29.71S SELINSGROVE LGT SNOW 29 25 85 NE7 29.71S FOG FT INDIANTOWN LGT SNOW 28 28 100 NE10 29.67R VSB 7/8 CAPITAL CITY LGT SNOW 31 29 92 NE8 29.68S FOG HARRISBURG LGT SNOW 30 27 88 N5 29.67S VSB 1 YORK LGT SNOW 29 29 100 NE3 29.65S VSB 3/4
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 27 degrees west, near 27 degrees central, and near 35 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light snow west, light snow central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. There is patchy fog west. Winds are coming from the northeast at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. Winds are coming from the northeast at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. Winds are coming from the northeast at 16 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Johnstown.
NOWCAST For BLAIR county: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 430 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
.NOW... Bands of snow will become more widespread across the region this region. Some of the snow will come down hard at times. Persons traveling this morning should be alert for a wide range of conditions. While most treated roads will remain wet or have some patchy slush...a light coating of snow will be possible on untreated surfaces.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLAIR County,PA
444 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018 WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENINGThis Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Pennsylvania. DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov/StateCollege on the internet for more information about the following hazards. Winter Storm Warning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 415 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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
MARCH 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky