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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PHILADELPHIA CLOUDY 35 21 56 N5 30.29S WCI 31 ALLENTOWN CLOUDY 33 22 63 CALM 30.27S SCRANTON CLOUDY 30 20 66 NW6 30.24R WCI 24
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Saturday December 20, 2014
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 28 degrees west, near 28 degrees central, and near 35 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 6 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 5 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 35 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Johnstown.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For DAUPHIN County,PA
532 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
7-Day Forecast For DAUPHIN County, PA
Issued at 319 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 26-30 DEC 28-JAN 3 JAN JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Above Normal Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1836... A famous cold wave occurred in central Illinois. A cold front with 70 mph winds swept through at Noon dropping the temperature from 40 degrees to near zero in a matter of minutes. Many settlers froze to death. Folklore told of chickens frozen in their tracks and men frozen to saddles. Ice in streams reportedly froze to six inches in a few hours. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1901... An extremely cold air mass brought record lows of 0 at Louisville, KY -2 at Lexington, and -10 at Bowling Green. ...1942... An early cold wave sent the temperature plunging to 3 degrees below zero at Nantucket MA, and to 11 degrees below zero at Boston MA. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Heavy snow fell in the northern mountains of Colorado, with 15 inches reported in the Mary Jane ski area. Strong and gusty winds prevailed from the Northern High Plains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 54 mph at Buffalo NY, and reached 66 mph at Livingston MT. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow fell across New England, with up to seven inches of snow in Maine. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Strong southerly winds ahead of a cold front in the central U.S. gusted to 70 mph at Indianapolis IN. The high winds toppled a masonary wall killing a construction worker. Low pressure and a trailing cold front brought rain and snow and high winds to the western U.S. Winds gusted to 90 mph at the Callahan Ranch south of Reno NV. Soda Springs, in the Sierra Nevada Range of California, received 17 inches of snow in less than 24 hours. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Brutal northwest winds ushered bitter cold arctic air into the north central U.S. International Falls MN and Warroad MN tied for honors as the cold spot in the nation with morning lows of 34 degrees below zero. Minot ND reported a wind chill reading of 81 degrees below zero. Squalls produced more heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Erie PA received 21 inches of snow, including four inches in one hour, to bring their total snow cover to 39 inches, an all-time record for that location. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1990... Snow fell at Santa Maria, CA for the first time since records were kept.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky