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National Weather Service State College PA
900 PM EST Tue Dec 6 2016

Low pressure near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay will pull out to
sea overnight, allowing any lingering precipitation to gradually
diminish. Overnight lows will range from around 30 degrees across
northern and western Pennsylvania to around 40 degrees in
Philadelphia.

High pressure will build into the region Wednesday, bringing partial
clearing to much of the commonwealth. Highs will range from the low
30s in the northwest mountains to the near 50 degrees in
Philadelphia.

Clouds will be on the increase again Wednesday night, with a cold
front bringing a chance for snow showers on Thursday. This front
will usher in much colder temperatures for the end of the week into
the upcoming weekend.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
500 AM EST WED DEC 07 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Philadelphia   CLOUDY    41  39  93 N8        29.91R FOG              
Allentown      CLOUDY    38  35  89 W3        29.92R                  
Scranton       LGT RAIN  35  34  96 CALM      29.90R FOG              

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500am EST, Wednesday December 07, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 37 degrees west, near 36 degrees central, and near 41 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 98%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. There is patchy fog central and east. Winds are coming from the west at 10 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 north at 8 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 41 degrees at Philadelphia, North Phila, and Erie. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Mount Pocono.


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

1104 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DAUPHIN County, PA
Issued at 415 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

FRIDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS AROUND 40. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 12-16    DEC 14-20    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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 7TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1740...
In early December two weeks of mild and rainy weather culminated in the
worst flood in fifty years in the Lower Connecticut River Valley. The
Merrimack River swelled to its highest level, and in Maine the raging
waters swept away mills, carried off bridges, and ruined highways. (David
Ludlum)
...1924...
Bowling Green, KY's wettest day on record, with 6.15 inches of precipitation. 
Also Danville, Kentucky's wettest day on record, with 5.60 inches of 
precipitation. (NWS Louisville)
...1935...
Severe flooding hit parts of the Houston TX area. Eight persons were killed
as one hundred city blocks were inundated. Satsuma reported 16.49 inches of
rain. The Buffalo and White Oak Bayous crested on the 9th. (6th-8th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Heavy rain fell across eastern Puerto Rico, with 19.41 inches reported at
Las Piedras. Flooding caused five million dollars damage. Another in a
series of storms hit the northwestern U.S., with wind gusts above 100 mph
reported at Cape Blanco OR. While snow and gusty winds accompanied a cold
front crossing the Rockies, strong westerly winds, gusting to 93 mph at
Boulder CO, helped temperatures in western Kansas reach the 60s for the
sixth day in a row. Freezing drizzle in northeastern slowed traffic to 5
mph on some roads in Morrow County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
An outbreak of cold arctic air brought up to 18 inches of snow to the
Colorado Rockies, with 14 inches at Boulder CO, and seven inches at Denver.
Heavy snow blanketed New Mexico the following day, with 15 inches reported
near Ruidoso. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
A storm moving out of the Central Rocky Mountain Region spread snow across
Kansas and Oklahoma into Arkansas and Tennessee. Snowfall totals ranged up
to 7.5 inches at Winfield KS. Freezing rain on trees and power lines cut
off electricity to 24,000 homes in northeastern Arkansas, and 40,000 homes
in the Nashville TN area were without electricity for several hours. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky