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Hourly Observations For CHESTER county
1100 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PHILADELPHIA MOCLDY 71 58 63 W3 30.05F NORTH PHILA PTCLDY 72 58 61 SW3 30.06F BLUE BELL* PTCLDY 68 57 68 S3 30.07S DOYLESTOWN PTCLDY 68 53 58 CALM 30.05S QUAKERTOWN* CLOUDY 63 50 63 CALM 30.07S PERKASIE* FAIR 61 50 67 CALM 30.07S POTTSTOWN CLOUDY 64 54 69 CALM 30.07R LANCASTER CLOUDY 66 58 75 E5 30.04S COATESVILLE PTCLDY 68 57 68 CALM 30.08S READING CLOUDY 67 53 61 CALM 30.04R ALLENTOWN CLOUDY 67 47 48 CALM 30.05R MOUNT POCONO PTCLDY 54 40 59 NW3 30.08F HAZLETON MOCLDY 57 39 51 CALM 30.11S LEHIGHTON FAIR 55 50 82 CALM 30.07R WILKES BARRE CLOUDY 66 42 41 E3 30.06R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday April 28, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 66 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms west, rain central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. Winds are variable at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are coming from the west at 3 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 53 degrees at Bradford.
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 CHESTER County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 4-MAY 8 MAY 6-MAY 12 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above 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
APRIL 28TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1887... Homes and barns were destroyed by a tornado in northern Clark County KY (unofficially an F2) near Wades Mill. (NWS Louisville) ...1899... Bowling Green's warmest April low: 69 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1921... A severe hailstorm in Anson County NC produced hail the size of baseballs. Gardens, grain fields and trees were destroyed. Pine trees in the storm's path had to be cut for lumber because of the hail damage. (The Weather Channel) ...1928... A coastal storm produced tremendous late season snows in the Central Appalachians, including 35 inches at Bayard WV, 31 inches at Somerset PA, and 30 inches at Grantsville MD. High winds accompanying the heavy wet snow uprooted trees and unroofed a number of homes. The storm caused great damage to fruit trees and wild life. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1983... An F1 tornado was spotted in Logan County. (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Louisville would have measurable precipitation every day from today through May 8, for a total of eleven days in a row, which is a record. (NWS Louisville) ...2002... A tornado crossed into central Breckinridge County from Perry County. The tornado lifted periodically as it crossed eastern Breckinridge County, and reached the Irvington area (Breckinridge County). A 52 year old male was killed in a mobile home in Irvington. Seven people were injured. A few homes were destroyed and numerous homes were damaged. Two homes had their roofs torn off. Numerous trees were uprooted, and many outbuildings were destroyed. The tornado was estimated at F2 intensity, with spots of F3 damage. In Edmonson County, a tornado of F1 strength blew roofs off several homes. 2-by-4's from buildings were stuck into the ground. Numerous trees were downed, some were snapped well above the ground. Two homes had their roofs torn off by a tornado west of Radcliff (Hardin County). There was minor structural damage to 24 other homes. Numerous trees were uprooted. Tornado intensity was estimated at F1 with spots of F2 damage. A tornado (F0) moved for 11 miles from Breckinridge County into Meade County. On Shrull Lane west of Centertown (Ohio County), a mobile home and several outbuildings were destroyed . There was intermittent damage across extreme western Ohio County. There was structural damage to 16 homes in Hartford. Roofs were off some homes. Mobile homes were picked up and twisted. An F2 tornado at Tobinsport (Perry County) destroyed five homes and injured a dozen people. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky