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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
640 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

A dwindling band of showers and thunderstorms will push southeast
across the state tonight. Lows tonight will range from the low 
60s across the northern mountains, to the mid 70s in Philadelphia.

High pressure will build into the commonwealth on Friday,
resulting in mostly sunny skies with just a slight chance of a
late day thunderstorm over the western counties. Highs will range
from the upper 70s on the Lake Erie shore, to the low 90s across
the southeast part of the state. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CARBON County

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Hourly Observations For CARBON county
400 AM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

PHILADELPHIA   MOCLDY    81  72  74 W5        29.89S                  
NORTH PHILA    PTCLDY    76  70  82 CALM      29.90S                  
BLUE BELL*     MOCLDY    70  70 100 CALM      29.91S                  
DOYLESTOWN     MOCLDY    72  69  90 NE5       29.90S                  
QUAKERTOWN*    MOCLDY    70  68  94 CALM      29.92S                  
PERKASIE*      FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      29.92S                  
POTTSTOWN      CLOUDY    71  69  93 CALM      29.92S                  
LANCASTER      PTCLDY    77  71  82 W6        29.91S                  
COATESVILLE    PTCLDY    75  70  83 NW7       29.93S                  
READING        MOCLDY    73  71  93 CALM      29.90S                  
ALLENTOWN      CLOUDY    71  68  90 NW3       29.91S                  
MOUNT POCONO   CLEAR     65  65 100 NW6       29.97S                  
HAZLETON         N/A     68  64  88 W3        30.00S                  
LEHIGHTON      FOG       68  68 100 CALM      29.93S VSB 1/2          
WILKES BARRE   FOG       69  69 100 CALM      29.94S VSB 1/4          

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Friday July 21, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 81 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are coming from the southwest at 3 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 5 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 65 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARBON County,PA

352 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

The Storm Predication Center has indicated that there is a slight 
risk for severe thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday.


Spotter activation may be needed this weekend.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARBON County, PA
Issued at 330 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

Shelbyville, Kentucky's wettest day on record, with 7.15 inches of rain.
The temperature at Painter WY dipped to 10 degrees to equal the record low
for July for the continental U.S. (The Weather Channel)
The temperature reached 109 degrees at Cincinnati OH to cap their hottest
summer of record. The state record for Ohio was established that day with a
reading of 113 degrees near the town of Gallipolis. (David Ludlum)
Six inches of rain fell across Mercer County NJ in just ten hours causing
the worst flooding in twenty years. Assunpink Creek crested eleven feet
above flood stage at Hamilton and Trenton, the highest level of record.
Traffic was brought to a standstill, and railway service between New York
City and Washington D.C. was cut off for two days. Flooding left 1000
persons homeless, and caused an estimated 25 million dollars damage. (David
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Utah to North Dakota, spawning a
dozen tornadoes in North Dakota. Thunderstorms in North Dakota also
produced baseball size hail at Clifford which caused four million dollars
damage, and high winds which toppled a couple of eighty foot towers cutting
off power to the town of Blanchard. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
While cool air invaded the central U.S., unseasonably hot weather continued
over the western states. The temperature at Spring Valley NV soared from a
morning low of 35 degrees to an afternoon high of 95 degrees. Fallon NV
reported an all-time record high of 108 degrees, and Death Valley CA
reported their sixth straight day of 120 degree heat. (The Weather Channel)
(The National Weather Summary)
Afternoon thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 92 mph at
Jacksonville, damaging thirteen light planes at Herlong Field. Five cities
in Texas reported record low temperatures for the date. Corpus Christi TX
equalled their record low for the date with a reading of 71 degrees, and
then tied their record high for the date that afternoon with a reading of
97 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
After two week's of very hot weather conditions in Kentucky, cool air from
Canada moved into the Bluegrass state and provided temperatures in the upper 70's
and low 80's. (UKAWC)

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