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National Weather Service State College PA
429 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

High pressure off the East Coast will keep a warm and
increasingly humid southerly airflow over Pennsylvania for the
next few days. Daytime heating with elevated humidity will cause
some showers and thunderstorms to develop during the afternoon and
evening hours each day through the weekend. 

The high temperature today will vary from the upper 70s in the
Alleghenies to near 90 in the southeast. The low temperatures
tonight will run in the 60s. Highs on Friday will be in the 80s
over the entire state. These temperatures are more like mid-July
than late May.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
800 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PHILADELPHIA   MOSUNNY   68  57  68 CALM      30.14R                  
ALLENTOWN      PTSUNNY   67  56  67 CALM      30.13S                  
SCRANTON       CLOUDY    65  53  65 E3        30.14S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Thursday May 26, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 63 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, partly sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 57 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 calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 60 degrees at WilliamSport.


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

415 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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 644 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING
THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

FRIDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY WARM. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. HUMID WITH LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VERY WARM. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

MEMORIAL DAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 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 
                MAY 31-JUN 4  JUN 2-JUN 8    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 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

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MAY 26TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1771...
A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought
all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1894...
A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path 
east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville 
weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and 
threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower, 
11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few 
indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville)
...1917...
A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the
ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty
minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of
destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101
persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at
Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David
Ludlum)
...1965...
An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
...1967...
A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high 
winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day. 
Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7 
inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57 
inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall 
record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New 
Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville)
...1968...
An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was 
destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville)
...1989...
A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path 
through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars 
in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in 
Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
...1996...
Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)




	

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