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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
524 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

CLOUDS INCREASED OVERNIGHT AHEAD OF A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPPING
ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES. AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW
PUSHED INTO WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA BEFORE DAWN. PRE DAWN
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER TEENS OVER THE POCONO PLATEAU
TO THE UPPER 20S OVER BOTH THE SOUTHWEST AND FAR SOUTHEAST.

LOW PRESSURE OVER EASTERN KANSAS THIS MORNING WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY AND THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT BEFORE TRACKING ALONG THE MASON DIXON LINE AND OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY EVENING. THIS WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW TO
MUCH OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY MIXED PRECIPITATION CHANGING TO RAIN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TIER.
CENTRAL AREAS WILL SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW BEFORE A MIX WITH
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OCCURS LATE TONIGHT. THE FAR NORTH WILL
STAY ALL SNOW. WINTER STORM WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR ALL BUT THE
SOUTHERN TIER COUNTIES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...WHICH ARE UNDER A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

ANTICIPATED TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL 
RANGE FROM AROUND 6 INCHES NEAR INTERSTATE 80 TO AROUND 10 INCHES 
OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA WILL AVERAGE 4 TO 6 INCHES AND SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA
WILL AVERAGE 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH 2 TO 3 ALONG THE MASON DIXON LINE.
A PERIOD OF ICING IS LIKELY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE
COMMONWEALTH LATE TONIGHT.

THE STORM WILL MOVE AWAY ON MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BRINGING
FAIR AND VERY COLD WEATHER THROUGH MID WEEK.

HIGHS TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
TO THE UPPER 30S IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE STATE. LOWS
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID TEENS NORTH TO THE LOWER 30S
SOUTHEAST. HIGHS ON MONDAY WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 20 DEGREES
NORTH...TO THE MID 30S SOUTH.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For CUMBERLAND County


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Regional Hourly Observations For CUMBERLAND County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 800am EST, Sunday February 01, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 25 degrees west, near 25 degrees central, and near 27 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light snow west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south 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 30 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 20 degrees at Mount Pocono and ClearField.


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

410 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

   WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 AM EST
MONDAY  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, PA
Issued at 618 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015


WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST MONDAY

TODAY
CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY
MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
SNOW IN THE EVENING
THEN SNOW
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. NOT AS COOL WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. TEMPERATURE FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN CLEARING. MUCH COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN THE EVENING. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 7 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 8 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD WITH LOWS 10 TO 15. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 ABOVE.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 20.

THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. COLDER WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND ZERO. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. COLD WITH LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 BELOW.

SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 6-FEB 10 FEB 8-FEB 14   FEB        FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

FEBRUARY 1ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1893...
Thunder and lightning accompanied sleet and snow at Saint Louis MO during
the evening hours, even though the temperature was just 13 degrees above
zero. (The Weather Channel)
...1911...
February started off with record warmth as Louisville hit 71 degrees, 
Lexington 67, and Bowling Green 74. (NWS Louisville)
...1951...
The greatest ice storm of record in the U.S. produced glaze up to four
inches thick from Texas to Pennsylvania causing twenty-five deaths, 500
serious injuries, and 100 million dollars damage. Tennessee was hardest hit
by the storm. Communications and utilities were interrupted for a week to
ten days. (David Ludlum))
The temperature at Taylor Park Dam plunged to 60 degrees below zero, a
record for the state of Colorado. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1985...
Snow, sleet and ice glazed southern Tennessee and northern sections of
Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The winter storm produced up to eleven
inches of sleet and ice in Lauderdale County AL, one of the worst storms of
record for the state. All streets in Florence AL were closed for the first
time of record. (1st-2nd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the Pacific Northwest produced wind gusts to 100 mph at Cape
Blanco OR, and up to six inches of rain in the northern coastal mountain
ranges. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thirty cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record high temperatures for
the date, including Richmond VA with a reading of 73 degrees. Thunderstorms
in southern Louisiana deluged Basile with 12.34 inches of rain. Arctic cold
gripped the north central U.S. Wolf Point MT reported a low of 32 degrees
below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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