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Hourly Observations For CHESTER county
300 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PHILADELPHIA CLEAR 54 50 86 S7 29.92F NORTH PHILA CLEAR 56 52 86 S3 29.93S BLUE BELL* CLEAR 52 50 93 CALM 29.90S DOYLESTOWN PTCLDY 55 51 86 S5 29.90S QUAKERTOWN* CLOUDY 54 50 87 SW5 29.91R PERKASIE* PTSUNNY 55 54 94 S3 29.91S POTTSTOWN PTCLDY 56 50 80 VRB3 29.91S LANCASTER CLOUDY 51 50 96 NE5 29.88S COATESVILLE CLEAR 54 52 94 VRB6 29.92S READING CLOUDY 59 52 77 SW7 29.88R ALLENTOWN CLOUDY 58 49 72 S5 29.88S MOUNT POCONO CLOUDY 51 51 100 CALM 29.89S HAZLETON CLOUDY 55 52 88 SE5 29.90S LEHIGHTON FAIR 43 43 100 CALM 29.89S FOG WILKES BARRE CLOUDY 56 54 93 CALM 29.86S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EST, Friday February 24, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 59 degrees west, near 52 degrees central, and near 54 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 7 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 south 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 60 degrees at . The lowest temperature is 41 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 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 MAR 1-MAR 5 MAR 3-MAR 9 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Normal Above 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
FEBRUARY 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1852... 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) ...1936... 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) ...1987... 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) ...1988... 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) ...1989... 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) ...1990... 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