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Hourly Observations For LACKAWANNA county
1000 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PHILADELPHIA LGT RAIN 73 70 90 SE8 29.82F NORTH PHILA LGT RAIN 73 70 90 E10 29.83F BLUE BELL* CLOUDY 68 68 100 CALM 29.85R DOYLESTOWN LGT RAIN 70 69 97 CALM 29.83F QUAKERTOWN* CLOUDY 70 70 100 SE9 29.83F PERKASIE* CLOUDY 68 68 100 SE5 29.84F FOG POTTSTOWN CLOUDY 70 70 100 VRB5 29.83F LANCASTER CLOUDY 73 71 93 CALM 29.81R COATESVILLE CLOUDY 72 72 100 E9 29.83S READING CLOUDY 73 73 100 SE5 29.80R ALLENTOWN LGT RAIN 72 67 84 SE3 29.82F MOUNT POCONO LGT RAIN 66 66 100 E5 29.88F HAZLETON RAIN 70 68 94 SE7 29.88R LEHIGHTON RAIN 70 68 94 E3 29.84S WILKES BARRE CLOUDY 74 65 73 SE9G21 29.80S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Sunday July 23, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 73 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, mostly cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southwest at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southeast at 8 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at WilliamSport, Scranton, and Erie. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LACKAWANNA County,PA
329 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017 FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNINGThis Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central New York and northeast Pennsylvania. DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. Flash Flood Watch. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. Flash Flood Watch. Additional storms are expected in the area Monday, with locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds possible. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed.
7-Day Forecast For LACKAWANNA County, PA
Issued at 1030 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 29-AUG 2 JUL 31-AUG 6 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Normal Normal Normal Normal .... 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
//////////////////////// JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum) ...1898... A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel) ...1923... Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio, over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky