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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1030 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER EASTERN CANADA WILL MAINTAIN FAIR 
WEATHER WITH VARIABLE CLOUDINESS IN PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE REST
OF THE WEEKEND. A FEW SNOW FLURRIES ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. 

A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP IN THE PLAINS AND MOVE EASTWARD...
BRINGING A CHANCE OF RAIN AND A WINTRY MIX TO PENNSYLVANIA
FOR THE PERIOD LEADING UP TO CHRISTMAS DAY.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL VARY FROM THE LOWER 20S
IN THE ALLEGHENIES TO AROUND 30 DEGREES IN PHILADELPHIA.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SUNDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 40S
IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PIEDMONT.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CUMBERLAND County


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Regional Hourly Observations For CUMBERLAND County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 100am EST, Sunday December 21, 2014

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 28 degrees west, near 27 degrees central, and near 34 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. Winds are calm 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 north at 5 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 34 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Johnstown and 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 CUMBERLAND County,PA

532 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, PA
Issued at 126 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
CLOUDY. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

MONDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 40. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TUESDAY
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
RAIN LIKELY. MILD. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY
RAIN. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

CHRISTMAS DAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. BRISK AND COOLER WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

SATURDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 26-30 DEC 28-JAN 3   JAN        JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 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

DECEMBER 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1892...
Portland OR was buried under a record 27.5 inches of snow. (21st-24th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1929...
An exceptional storm produced snow from the Middle Rio Grande Valley of
Texas to southern Arkansas. The storm produced 26 inches of snow at
Hillsboro TX, 18 inches at El Dorado AR, and 14 inches at Bossier LA.
(21st-22nd) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1964...
A great warm surge from the Pacific Ocean across Oregon and northern
California brought torrential rains on a deep snow cover resulting in
record floods. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
High winds continued along the eastern slopes of the Rockies. During the
morning hours winds gusted to 64 mph at Cheyenne WY, and reached 97 mph
near Boulder CO. Gale force winds prevailed across the Great Lakes Region.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
date, including Charleston SC with a reading of 78 degrees. A storm in the
northwestern U.S. produced 22 inches of snow at Idaho City ID in two days,
and up to two feet of snow at Happy Camp CA. Ski resorts in Idaho reported
three to six feet of snow on the ground. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Forty cities in the north central U.S., including thirteen in Iowa,
reported record low temperatures for the date. Havre MT and Jordan MT tied
for honors as the cold spot in the nation with morning lows of 43 degrees
below zero, and the temperature remained close to 40 degrees below zero
through the daylight hours. Dickinson ND reported a morning low of 33
degrees below zero and a wind chill reading of 86 degrees below zero. The
high for the date of 16 degrees below zero at Sioux Falls SD was December
record for that location. (The National Weather Summary)
...2006...
On this first day of winter...the "Holiday Blizzard" of 2006 shut down the
entire state of Colorado with 1 to 3 feet of snow, gusty winds and whiteouts. 
Nearly 5,000 people were stranded at Denver International Airport. Snow, 
freezing rain and sleet covered much of Nebraska. Kentucky had light to
moderate rain with temperatures in the 50's. (Tom Priddy, UKAWC)

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