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National Weather Service State College PA
445 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

The chance of showers and thunderstorms in Pennsylvania will
continue over the weekend and it will be warm and humid. Low
pressure will move northeastward from the Ohio Valley
and bring a cold front across the state Sunday. 

The chance of showers will continue Monday in eastern Pennsylvania
with clearing in the west. Fair weather will then prevail
for the rest of next week.

The low temperature tonight will range from around 60 degrees
in the northern mountains to the lower 70s in Philadelphia
and Harrisburg. The high temperature Saturday will vary
from the mid 70s in the northern mountains to the mid 80s
in the lower Delaware Valley.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
500 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Philadelphia   MOSUNNY   86  65  49 N7        29.86R                  
Allentown      SUNNY     89  66  46 N5        29.85S HX  91           
Scranton       CLOUDY    87  62  43 N12       29.88R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Friday July 29, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 83 degrees west, near 88 degrees central, and near 86 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the south at 3 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the north at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Reading and Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 66 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 DAUPHIN County,PA

426 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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 DAUPHIN County, PA
Issued at 513 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. WARM WITH LOWS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY WARM. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

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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 
                 AUG 4-AUG 8 AUG 6-AUG 12    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 29TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1876...
The Louisville weather office business log book mentioned that the annual 
rent for the office was $200. There was some consideration given to 
moving the office to a different location, the cost to move the weather 
office would be $38.
...1898...
The temperature at Prineville OR soared to 119 degrees to establish a state
record, which was tied on the 10th of August at Pendleton. (The Weather
Channel)
...1905...
Heavy rain in southwestern Connecticut caused a dam break, and the
resulting flood caused a quarter of a million dollars damage at Bridgeport.
As much as eleven inches of rain fell prior to the flood. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
Fifty cattle, each weighing 800 pounds, were killed by lightning near Vance
AL. The lightning struck a tree and then spread along the ground killing
the cattle. (The Weather Channel)
...1981...
Also on this date...
The Louisville weather office moved in to a brand new building (with the FAA) 
at Standiford Field.
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Minnesota to Indiana and
Illinois. A thunderstorm at Janesville WI produced wind gusts to 104 mph
which flipped over two airplanes, and blew another plane 300 feet down the
runway. The northeastern U.S. experienced some relief from the heat. Nine
cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Saint
Johnsbury VT with a reading of 42 degrees. Barnet VT reported a morning low
of 33 degrees, with frost reported on vegetation. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in Minnesota
and Wisconsin. Hail three inches in diameter was reported south of Saint
Cloud MN. Hot weather prevailed in the western U.S. Fresno CA reported a
record thirteen straight days of 100 degree heat. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest produced more than five inches
of rain west of Virgil SD. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms deluged the
foothills and adjacent plains of Colorado with heavy rain. Rains of six to
seven and a half inches fell in eight hours north of Greeley. Hail and
heavy rain caused several million dollars damage in Weld County. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)



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