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National Weather Service State College PA
515 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

A weak and stalled out frontal boundary will maintain plenty of
clouds across the commonwealth today, along with a scattered
sprinkles. Temperatures to start the day today will range from 
the upper 30s to low 40s across northern and eastern Pennsylvania
to the lower 50s in the far west.

Partial clearing is expected this afternoon. It will be 
unseasonably warm, with highs ranging from the mid 50s in the 
Poconos to the mid 60s throughout the south-central valleys.

Looking ahead to Thursday, expect another unseasonably warm day.
highs will likely reach or exceed 60 across the north, and soar
past record highs and into the lower 70s across the south. 

Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy during the day Thursday with
a rain showers possible by the afternoon. There could even be a 
brief, afternoon or early evening thunderstorm in some locations.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For FRANKLIN County

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Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN county
600 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

BRADFORD       CLOUDY    44  36  73 CALM      29.94R                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    46  33  60 CALM      29.94S                  
CLEARFIELD       N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      29.96S                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    52  37  56 SW6       29.96S                  
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    45  36  70 CALM      29.97S                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    43  34  70 CALM      29.98S                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    44  32  62 SE3       29.99S                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    43  34  70 S3        30.02R                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    39  39  99 CALM      30.02F                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    43  35  73 CALM      30.03S                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    41  37  86 CALM      30.02S                  
YORK           CLOUDY    42  37  82 CALM      30.01F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500am EST, Wednesday February 22, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 54 degrees west, near 44 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 52%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are coming from the south 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 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 54 degrees at pittsburgh. The lowest temperature is 37 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 FRANKLIN County,PA

425 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Gusty westerly winds between 40 and 45 mph will be likely along, and
for about 6-10 hours in the wake of a cold frontal passage Saturday.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, PA
Issued at 415 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

Cloudy this morning
then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the morning
then partly sunny with scattered showers in the afternoon. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the mid 50s.

Showers likely. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Partly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
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                FEB 27-MAR 3  MAR 1-MAR 7    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

The memorable "Cold Sabbath" in New England history. Many persons froze
extremities while going to church. (David Ludlum)
Although heat and dust prevailed in the spring and summer, early 1936
brought record cold to parts of the U.S. Sioux Center IA reported 42 inches
of snow on the ground, a state record. (20th-22nd) (The Weather Channel)

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