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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
1041 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

Clouds will persist north of Interstate 80, with mainly clear skies
over the south over night

Lows tonight will range from the low 20s in the colder valleys of
the south and the cloudy northeast to the lower 30s over the 
breezy mountain tops of the Laurels.

The sky will clear over the north early Sunday morning with sun
prevailing through the morning over much of the commonwealth.
Clouds will return to the west early Sunday afternoon over the
west and to the rest of the state by evening as a weakening low
pressure system spreads some light rain over the south. Highs
Sunday will range from the mid 30s over the northeast to the mid
40s over the southwest.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For DAUPHIN County


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Hourly Observations For DAUPHIN county
200 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Philadelphia   CLOUDY    36  28  73 W3        30.23R                  
Allentown      CLOUDY    33  25  72 NE3       30.21R                  
Scranton       CLOUDY    27  22  81 CALM      30.18R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 100am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 34 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 37 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 8 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. 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 37 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 21 degrees at Indiana.


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

429 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DAUPHIN County, PA
Issued at 115 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A chance of rain in the evening. Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 30. Southeast winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Cooler with highs in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 40s.

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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 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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