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National Weather Service State College PA
1145 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

Clouds are thinning this afternoon over the west. Occasional 
sunshine will push temperatures well into the 60s over most of the 
state. Temperatures will pass 70 over most southern valleys.
The airmass is humid enough that some showers and thunderstorms may
develop over the southeast.

A weak cold front will nudge into northern Pennsylvania this 
evening. A few more showers may develop over the north with the 
stalling front. The showers will gradually dissipate over night 
followed by patchy fog early Friday. 

Another warm day is on tap for Friday before reality returns 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For JUNIATA County

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Hourly Observations For JUNIATA county
300 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

BRADFORD       CLOUDY    59  53  80 SW8       29.78R                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    60  52  74 W13       29.79R                  
CLEARFIELD       N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      29.78R                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    64  52  64 SW14G21   29.80S                  
ALTOONA        PTSUNNY   70  52  52 W15       29.79S                  
STATE COLLEGE  MOSUNNY   72  52  49 SW14      29.76F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   SUNNY     66  46  48 CALM      29.75F                  
SELINSGROVE    MOSUNNY   71  54  54 S10       29.76F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  SUNNY     68  55  62 CALM      29.79F                  
CAPITAL CITY   PTSUNNY   76  50  40 SW9G18    29.77F                  
HARRISBURG     MOSUNNY   73  52  47 SW10G22   29.76F                  
YORK           MOSUNNY   74  53  48 SW10      29.78F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300pm EST, Thursday February 23, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 72 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 14 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 14 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 14 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 74 degrees at . The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Erie.

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 JUNIATA County,PA

702 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

A narrow band of heavy showers, and a few strong thunderstorms with 
wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph, are possible along a potent cold 
front, that will be pushing east across the region during the day 

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


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JUNIATA County, PA
Issued at 147 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Continued unseasonably warm with highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Showers. Continued unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

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

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

Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of light rain and light snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 40 percent.

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

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Unseasonably mild. Lows around 40.

Showers likely. Warm with highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
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                FEB 28-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

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

A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)

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