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Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD county
900 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE PTSUNNY 47 43 86 CALM 29.72F MEADVILLE CLOUDY 59 51 75 S8G18 29.75F FRANKLIN* CLOUDY 57 52 82 S13 29.80S NEW CASTLE FAIR 60 53 77 S6G18 29.78F BEAVER COUNTY NOT AVBL BUTLER* PTSUNNY 61 50 67 S9 29.82S PITTSBURGH INT MOSUNNY 62 51 67 S8 29.80S PITTSBURGH CLOUDY 60 48 64 S9 29.82R INDIANA* PTSUNNY 64 52 63 SW10 29.86S LATROBE PTSUNNY 63 50 63 SW9 29.84S WASHINGTON CO* PTSUNNY 61 50 67 S8 29.84S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 900am EST, Friday February 24, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 9 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 southwest 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 64 degrees at Indiana. The lowest temperature is 47 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CRAWFORD County,PA
500 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. Showers and scattered thunderstorms will move into northwest Pennsylvania early Saturday morning. A few of the thunderstorms could produce strong wind gusts to 50 mph. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, PA
Issued at 933 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017
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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