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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
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.
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.
7-Day Forecast For BLAIR County, PA
Issued at 1015 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY SEP 3-SEP 7 SEP 5-SEP 11 SEP SEP-NOV ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Below 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
////////////////////////////// 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)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky