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National Weather Service State College PA
900 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will stream northeastward into 
the region overnight, along a west to east oriented frontal boundary 
that is draped across the commonwealth. It will be mild, with low 
temperatures ranging from around 50 degrees along the Lake Erie 
shoreline to the low 60s across much of southern Pennsylvania.

The frontal boundary will continue to meander across Pennsylvania on 
Saturday, and scattered showers and thunderstorms remain possible. 
There will be a large temperatures gradient across the frontal 
boundary, with highs ranging from around 60 degrees in far 
northwestern Pennsylvania to the mid 80s across the southeastern 
piedmont.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CHESTER County


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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                  

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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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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAY 4-MAY 8 MAY 6-MAY 12    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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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)




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