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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 
Saturday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LAWRENCE County


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

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           MOSUNNY   57  48  72 W15G22    29.76R                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    63  52  67 SW13G20   29.77R                  
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    63  54  72 W14G20    29.79S                  
NEW CASTLE     MOCLDY    66  54  65 SW8       29.78S                  
BEAVER COUNTY  CLOUDY    64  54  68 W6        29.79R                  
BUTLER*        PTSUNNY   64  54  68 SW6       29.81R                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    67  54  63 W7G17     29.79R                  
PITTSBURGH     CLOUDY    68  50  52 SW14      29.78S                  
INDIANA*       MOSUNNY   66  55  68 SW12G22   29.81R                  
LATROBE        PTSUNNY   66  54  63 SW12G21   29.80S                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    66  52  59 SW10G17   29.82R                  

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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 LAWRENCE County,PA

909 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
 conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LAWRENCE County, PA
Issued at 239 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

TONIGHT
A slight chance of thunderstorms this evening. Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Mild. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening
then showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Mild. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Considerable cloudiness. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning
then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Much cooler with highs in the lower 50s. Temperature falling into the lower 40s in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Little or no snow accumulation. Much colder with lows in the mid 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly cloudy. Colder with highs in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

MONDAY
A chance of snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of rain showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TUESDAY
A chance of snow showers in the morning. Considerable cloudiness with a chance of rain showers. Mild. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Considerable cloudiness. Showers likely
mainly after midnight. Mild. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely. Mild. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Colder with lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
A chance of snow showers in the morning. Partly sunny with a chance of rain showers. Much colder with highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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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 
                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
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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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
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)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...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
...1996...
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)

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