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National Weather Service State College PA
959 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

Intervals of sunshine will be mixed with varying amounts of mid and 
high level clouds today. Temperatures soaring into  the 70s at most 
locations this afternoon will approach, or exceed all-time record 
highs for the month of February across Pennsylvania.

Mostly cloudy, breezy and very mild conditions are on tap for 
tonight, with low temperatures only dipping to 55 to 62 degrees in 
most locations. 

Strengthening low pressure will move northeast across the Upper 
Great Lakes late today into early Saturday. The cold front trailing 
from this low will bring a few rounds of moderate to heavy rain 
showers Saturday morning in the west, and during late morning and 
afternoon hours across Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. A narrow 
line of strong to potentially severe thunderstorms with gusty 
westerly winds and small hail are possible along and just ahead of 
the front Saturday.

The main thing to take to heart is reality will return to the
commonwealth Saturday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CAMBRIA County

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Hourly Observations For CAMBRIA county
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

BRADFORD       CLOUDY    60  52  74 SW8G17    29.81S                  
DUBOIS         MOSUNNY   65  49  56 SW12G18   29.81F                  
CLEARFIELD       N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      29.84F                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    62  49  62 SW10      29.86S                  
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    65  53  65 S8        29.87S                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    61  52  72 CALM      29.86S                  
WILLIAMSPORT   PTSUNNY   63  52  67 E8        29.86S                  
SELINSGROVE    MOSUNNY   64  53  67 S10       29.88F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  SUNNY     61  59  92 VRB5      29.91S                  
CAPITAL CITY   SUNNY     67  51  56 NE5       29.90F                  
HARRISBURG     MOSUNNY   63  53  70 SE8       29.89F                  
YORK           SUNNY     65  54  67 S9        29.90S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 900am EST, Friday February 24, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 9 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Indiana. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Erie.

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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CAMBRIA County,PA

437 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

A narrow band of heavy showers, and a few strong thunderstorms with 
wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph, are possible along a potent cold 
front, that will be pushing east across the region during the mid to
late morning hours Saturday.

Gusty westerly winds between 40 and 45 mph will likely continue 
for about 6-10 hours in the wake of the cold frontal passage.

In addition, snow showers behind the front will bring a light 
accumulation of snow to the Western Mountains of the state Saturday
night and early Sunday.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CAMBRIA County, PA
Issued at 715 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

Mostly cloudy this morning
then becoming partly sunny. Patchy fog this morning. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Showers. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Breezy. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the upper 50s. Temperature falling into the lower 40s in the afternoon. South winds 15 to 20 mph
becoming west 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Blustery and Much cooler with lows in the mid 20s. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph
decreasing to 35 mph after midnight.

Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the upper 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the morning.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Warm with highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the lower 40s.

Rain likely. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain showers likely. Cooler with lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Much cooler with highs in the lower 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 1-MAR 5  MAR 3-MAR 9    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

The Susquehanna River ice bridge at Havre de Grace MD commenced to break up
after forty days of use. A total of 1738 loaded freight cars were hauled
along rails laid on the ice. (David Ludlum)
Vermont and New Hampshire received brown snow due to dust from storms in
the Great Plains Region. A muddy rain fell across parts of northern New
York State. (24th-25th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
A massive winter storm began to overspread the western U.S. In southern
California, Big Bear was blanketed with 17 inches of snow, and Lake Hughes
reported four inches of snow in just one hour. Snow pellets whitened
coastal areas of Orange County and San Diego County, with three inches at
Huntington Beach. The storm also produced thunderstorms with hail and
waterspouts. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Strong winds produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region which created
"white-out" conditions in eastern Upper Michigan. Squalls produced up to 14
inches of snow in Geauga County of northeastern Ohio. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A total of thirty-three cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record low
temperatures for the date, and an Atlantic coast storm spread heavy snow
from Georgia to southern New England. Snowfall totals in New Jersey ranged
up to 24 inches in May County, with 19 inches reported at Atlantic City.
Totals in North Carolina ranged up to 18 inches in Gates County, and winds
along the coast of North Carolina gusted to 70 mph at Duck Pier. Strong
winds gusting to 52 mph created blizzard conditions at Chatham MA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Strong northerly winds prevailed from Illinois to the Southern and Central
Appalachians. Winds gusted to 68 mph at Sewickley Heights PA. High winds
caused considerable blowing and drifting of snow across northern and
central Indiana through the day. Wind gusts to 47 mph and 6 to 8 inches of
snow created white-out conditions around South Bend IN. Traffic accidents
resulted in two deaths and 130 injuries. Sixty-five persons were injured in
one accident along Interstate 69 in Huntington County. Wind gusts to 60 mph
and 4 to 8 inches of snow created blizzard conditions in eastern and
northern Ohio. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky