A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Hourly Observations For BLAIR county
1200 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD PTSUNNY 15 5 64 W6 30.17F WCI 6 DUBOIS CLOUDY 13 6 74 SW10 30.23F WCI 0 CLEARFIELD PTSUNNY 16 5 62 W12 30.25F WCI 3 JOHNSTOWN CLOUDY 13 6 74 W14G20 30.20F WCI -2 ALTOONA SUNNY 33 6 32 NW14 30.26F STATE COLLEGE MOSUNNY 18 5 57 W14 30.26F WCI 4 WILLIAMSPORT MOSUNNY 21 4 47 NW13 30.27F WCI 9 SELINSGROVE SUNNY 21 5 50 NW10G18 30.29F WCI 10 FT INDIANTOWN SUNNY 21 3 45 N10G20 30.26F WCI 10 CAPITAL CITY SUNNY 22 5 48 NW9 30.29F WCI 12 HARRISBURG MOSUNNY 21 7 54 NW20 30.28F WCI 6 YORK SUNNY 21 6 52 NW10 30.28F WCI 10
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Saturday January 31, 2015
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 20 degrees west, near 18 degrees central, and near 24 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, mostly sunny central, and sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 8 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 5 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 0 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 10 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 9 degrees west. Winds are coming from the west at 14 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 21 mph with gusts at 32 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 9 degrees east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, danger category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 33 degrees at Altoona. The lowest temperature is 11 degrees at Mount Pocono.
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
850 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015 WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNINGTHIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. WINTER STORM WATCH. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 1129 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015
THIS AFTERNOON TONIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 5-FEB 9 FEB 7-FEB 13 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Normal Below Normal Normal .... 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
JANUARY 31ST HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1911... Tamarack CA was without snow the first eight days of the month, but by the end of January had been buried under 390 inches of snow, a record monthly total for the U.S. (The Weather Channel) ...1949... The temperature at San Antonio TX plunged to a record low of one degree below zero. Helena MT reached 42 degrees below zero. (David Ludlum) ...1966... A blizzard struck the northeastern U.S. When the storm came to an end, twenty inches of snow covered the ground at Washington D.C. (David Ludlum) ...1982... A snowstorm struck Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. Twenty-five inches of snow at Greenville IL, located east of Saint Louis, paralyzed the community. The storm left 4000 motorists stranded for two days. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A storm in the Pacific Northwest produced wind gusts to 85 mph in Oregon, and nearly two inches of rain in twelve hours in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Ten inches of snow at Stampede Pass WA brought their total snow cover to 84 inches. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty-one cities in the central and northeastern U.S. reported new record high temperatures for the date, with many occurring during the early morning hours. Temperatures in western New York State reached the 60s early in the day. Strong northerly winds in the north central U.S. produced wind chill readings as cold as 60 degrees below zero in North Dakota. (National Weather Summary) ...1989... The barometric pressure at Norway AK reached 31.85 inches (1078.4 mb) establishing an all-time record for the North American Continent. The temperature at the time of the record was about 46 degrees below zero (The Weather Channel). Severe arctic cold began to invade the north central U.S. The temperature at Great Falls MT plunged 85 degrees in 36 hours. Valentine NE plummeted from a record high of 70 degrees to zero in just nine hours. Northwest winds gusted to 86 mph at Lander WY, and wind chill readings of 80 degrees below zero were reported in Montana. Sixty-four cities in the central U.S. reported record highs for the date as readings reached the 60s in Michigan and the 80s in Kansas. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... High winds in Montana on the 28th, gusting to 77 mph at Judith Gap, were followed by three days of snow. Heavy snow fell over northwest Montana, with up to 24 inches reported in the mountains. An avalanche covered the road near Essex with six feet of snow. Snow and high winds also plagued parts of the southwestern U.S. Winds gusted to 54 mph at Show Low AZ, and Flagstaff AZ was blanketed with eight inches of snow. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...2002... Record heat occurred in Kentucky. At the National Weather Service in Jackson, KY the high temperature reached 78 degrees. This is the record high for this date...and is also the highest temperature ever recorded in January for the Jackson NWS office. At London...the thermometer climbed to 74 degrees, Louisville 66, and Lexington 71. A cold front moved through the state late in the evening through the next day...dropping temperatures to below normal levels. (NWS Jackson, KY & UK Ag. Weather Center)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky