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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
945 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE AREA
TODAY...KEEPING OUR WEATHER UNSETTLED AS WEAK WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE
RIDE ALONG THE BOUNDARY. PERIODS OF RAIN WILL GIVE WAY TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A LARGE
CONTRAST IN TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH...WITH HIGHS
RANGING FROM AROUND 50 DEGREES ACROSS NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TO
THE LOW 70S ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST.

OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT...AS THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY LINGERS NEARBY. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 40S
TO LOW 50S STATEWIDE.

MONDAY WILL SEE THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS CONTINUE...AS THE FRONT
ATTEMPTS TO SLIP SLOWLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW 50S IN THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS
TO THE LOW 70S ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN PIEDMONT.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
300 PM EDT SUN MAY 01 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PHILADELPHIA   LGT RAIN  52  48  86 SE6       30.12F                  
ALLENTOWN      LGT RAIN  49  46  90 SE3       30.11F FOG              
SCRANTON       CLOUDY    46  43  89 CALM      30.07F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Sunday May 01, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 69 degrees west, near 50 degrees central, and near 52 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog central. Winds are coming from the west at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the east at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Franklin and Butler. The lowest temperature is 41 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

1136 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For DAUPHIN County, PA
Issued at 1103 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS AFTERNOON
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

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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 6-MAY 10 MAY 8-MAY 14    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     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 1ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1854...
The Connecticut River reached a level of nearly twenty-nine feet at
Hartford (the highest level of record up until that time). The record
height was reached in the midst of a great New England flood which followed
sixty-six hours of steady rain. (David Ludlum)
...1935...
Snow, ice and sleet brought winter back to parts of southeast Minnesota.
Minneapolis received three inches of snow to tie their May record which was
established in 1892. (1st-2nd) (The Weather Channel)
...1954...
The temperature at Polebridge MT dipped to 5 degrees below zero to esablish
a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel)



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