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National Weather Service State College PA
400 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

Clear skies and light winds will make for a pleasant night across
Pennsylvania, with low temperatures ranging from the cool upper 40s
across the valleys of northern Pennsylvania to the low 60s across
the southeastern piedmont.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warm, with high temperatures
ranging from the upper 70s in the Poconos to the upper 80s in south-
central and far southeastern Pennsylvania.

Another cold front will approach the commonwealth on Wednesday,
accompanied by another chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
500 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Philadelphia   MOSUNNY   93  62  35 N10       30.05F HX  93           
Allentown      SUNNY     88  59  37 N9        30.11S                  
Scranton       MOSUNNY   83  60  45 NW12      30.15F                  

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


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

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 85 degrees west, near 84 degrees central, and near 93 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and danger east. Winds are coming from the north at 5 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 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 93 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 77 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

503 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

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 415 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TUESDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.

FRIDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.

SATURDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.

SUNDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60.

LABOR DAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 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 
                 SEP 4-SEP 8 SEP 6-SEP 12    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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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AUGUST 29TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1962...
Hackberry LA was deluged with twenty-two inches of rain in 24 hours,
establishing a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1965...
A national record for the month of August was established when 2.5 inches
of snow fell atop Mount Washington NH. Temperatures in New England dipped
to 39 degrees at Nantucket MA, and to 25 degrees in Vermont. For many
location it was the earliest freeze of record. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Some of the most powerful thunderstorms in several years developed over the
piedmont of North Carolina, and marched across central sections of the
state during the late afternoon and evening hours. Baseball size hail was
reported around Albemarle, while thunderstorm winds downed giant trees
around High Falls. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Cool air invaded the north central U.S. Ten cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Bismarck ND with a reading of 33
degrees. Deerfield, a small town in the Black Hills of South Dakota,
reported a low of 23 degrees. The remnants of Tropical Storm Chris drenched
eastern Pennsylvania with up to five and a half inches of rain, and
produced high winds which gusted to 90 mph, severely damaging a hundred
boats in Anne Arundel County MD. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Evening thunderstorms produced destructive lightning in West Virginia. The
lightning caused widepsread damage, particularily in Doddridge County.
Numerous trees were downed closing many roads. Fire companies had a
difficult time tending to the many homes and trailers on fire. Anchorage AK
reported a record 9.60 inches of rain for the month of August. The average
annual precipitation for Anchorage is just slighty more than fifteen
inches. Three day rainfall totals in northwest Missouri ranged up to 8.20
inches at Maryville. (The National Weather Summary)


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