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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
552 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

A strong cold front will cross the state tonight. Strong to 
severe thunderstorms will continue this evening ahead of the 
frontal boundary. 

The storms will slowly push off to the south and east after 
midnight. Much drier air will follow the front and temperatures 
will dip into the mid 50s in the northwest. The lows in the 
southeastern piedmont will stay mild in the lower 70s as the 
front will not get there until close to sunrise.

Wednesday looks dry and much cooler. A lone shower may drift into
northwest PA late in the afternoon. The humidity will be much
lower and make it much more comfortable. Highs will only be near
70 on the tops of the hills in the Alleghenies and Laurels, while
it will be 80 to 85 degrees in the Susquehanna and Delaware 

It should remain dry and comfortable through early next week. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CLEARFIELD County

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Hourly Observations For CLEARFIELD county
1000 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

BRADFORD       LGT RAIN  66  65  96 W9        29.85R                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    68  65  90 SW10      29.85R                  
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    69  69 100 SW8       29.85R                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    68  67  96 SW8       29.91R                  
ALTOONA        PTCLDY    70  68  93 SW7       29.87S                  
STATE COLLEGE  NOT AVBL                                               
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    73  72  96 CALM      29.76S                  
SELINSGROVE    MOCLDY    73  70  90 VRB3      29.79S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    74  73  95 S6        29.80R                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    77  69  76 S5        29.79F                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    76  72  87 S6        29.79S                  
YORK           CLOUDY    73  73 100 SE6       29.81F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Tuesday August 22, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 83 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, partly 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 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 13 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Franklin.

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 CLEARFIELD County,PA

915 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

The probability of widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CLEARFIELD County, PA
Issued at 1015 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly sunny. Not as warm with highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                AUG 28-SEP 1 AUG 30-SEP 5    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported
from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Anchorage AK reached 82 degrees, a record for August for
the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel)
A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central
U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An
early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a
car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria OR and 104 degrees at Medford OR
were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the
nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather
Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at
May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a
barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in
Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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