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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
640 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

A dwindling band of showers and thunderstorms will push southeast
across the state tonight. Lows tonight will range from the low 
60s across the northern mountains, to the mid 70s in Philadelphia.

High pressure will build into the commonwealth on Friday,
resulting in mostly sunny skies with just a slight chance of a
late day thunderstorm over the western counties. Highs will range
from the upper 70s on the Lake Erie shore, to the low 90s across
the southeast part of the state. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For FRANKLIN County


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Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN county
200 AM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLEAR     68  67  96 VRB3      30.03F                  
DUBOIS         FOG       70  68  93 W7        30.02F VSB 1/4          
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    70  70 100 S3        30.02F                  
JOHNSTOWN      PTCLDY    71  69  93 W8        30.06F                  
ALTOONA        MOCLDY    70  69  97 SE3       30.02S                  
STATE COLLEGE  PTCLDY    74  69  85 W5        29.99F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   PTCLDY    71  70  96 N3        29.93F                  
SELINSGROVE    MOCLDY    72  71  97 CALM      29.94S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    73  71  93 CALM      29.93S                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    81  68  64 W9        29.92S                  
HARRISBURG     MOCLDY    81  71  71 NW8       29.91F                  
YORK           PTCLDY    79  70  74 W5        29.93S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Friday July 21, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 74 degrees central, and near 83 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 66 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

712 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

   HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Pennsylvania.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to
weather.gov/StateCollege on the internet for more
information about the following hazards.

   Heat Advisory.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

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 FRANKLIN County, PA
Issued at 115 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Warm with lows in the mid 70s. West winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Hot, humid with highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Warm, humid with lows around 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. North winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Warm, humid with lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the morning. Very warm. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warm, humid with lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 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 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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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JULY 21ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
Shelbyville, Kentucky's wettest day on record, with 7.15 inches of rain.
...1911...
The temperature at Painter WY dipped to 10 degrees to equal the record low
for July for the continental U.S. (The Weather Channel)
...1934...
The temperature reached 109 degrees at Cincinnati OH to cap their hottest
summer of record. The state record for Ohio was established that day with a
reading of 113 degrees near the town of Gallipolis. (David Ludlum)
...1975...
Six inches of rain fell across Mercer County NJ in just ten hours causing
the worst flooding in twenty years. Assunpink Creek crested eleven feet
above flood stage at Hamilton and Trenton, the highest level of record.
Traffic was brought to a standstill, and railway service between New York
City and Washington D.C. was cut off for two days. Flooding left 1000
persons homeless, and caused an estimated 25 million dollars damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Utah to North Dakota, spawning a
dozen tornadoes in North Dakota. Thunderstorms in North Dakota also
produced baseball size hail at Clifford which caused four million dollars
damage, and high winds which toppled a couple of eighty foot towers cutting
off power to the town of Blanchard. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
While cool air invaded the central U.S., unseasonably hot weather continued
over the western states. The temperature at Spring Valley NV soared from a
morning low of 35 degrees to an afternoon high of 95 degrees. Fallon NV
reported an all-time record high of 108 degrees, and Death Valley CA
reported their sixth straight day of 120 degree heat. (The Weather Channel)
(The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Afternoon thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 92 mph at
Jacksonville, damaging thirteen light planes at Herlong Field. Five cities
in Texas reported record low temperatures for the date. Corpus Christi TX
equalled their record low for the date with a reading of 71 degrees, and
then tied their record high for the date that afternoon with a reading of
97 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2006...
After two week's of very hot weather conditions in Kentucky, cool air from
Canada moved into the Bluegrass state and provided temperatures in the upper 70's
and low 80's. (UKAWC)

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