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Hourly Observations For LEHIGH county
400 AM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PHILADELPHIA CLOUDY 66 65 96 NE6 29.96R FOG NORTH PHILA CLOUDY 67 64 90 NE6 29.97F FOG BLUE BELL* CLOUDY 63 63 100 E6 29.97S DOYLESTOWN CLOUDY 63 62 97 CALM 29.96S QUAKERTOWN* CLOUDY 63 63 100 CALM 29.98S PERKASIE* CLOUDY 63 63 100 E3 29.98S FOG POTTSTOWN FOG 64 64 100 E5 29.98S VSB 1 LANCASTER CLEAR 68 65 90 CALM 29.96S READING CLOUDY 68 68 100 N5 29.95S ALLENTOWN CLOUDY 66 62 87 E5 29.96F MOUNT POCONO CLOUDY 60 60 100 CALM 29.99S HAZLETON N/A 61 57 88 CALM 30.02S LEHIGHTON CLOUDY 64 64 100 CALM 29.97S FOG WILKES BARRE CLOUDY 67 63 87 CALM 29.96S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Tuesday July 25, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 63 degrees west, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are coming from the northwest at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 9 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at WilliamSport, Reading, Lancaster, and Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Meadville, Johnstown, Franklin, Dubois, and Bradford.
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 LEHIGH County,PA
438 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. There is a potential for heavy rainfall Thursday night into Friday. Areas that were impacted by heavy rainfall earlier this week will be particularly susceptible to another round of flooding. Additionally, a few thunderstorms may become severe. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For LEHIGH County, PA
Issued at 330 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 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 30-AUG 3 AUG 1-AUG 7 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 25TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1876... The Lexington weather office closed. It would re-open eleven years later. (NWS Louisville) ...1891... The mercury hit 109 degrees at Los Angeles CA marking the peak of a torrid heat wave. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Louisville's warmest July low temperature: 83 degrees.(NWS Louisville) ...1956... The Andrea Doria sank in dense fog near Nantucket Lightship MA. The ship was rammed by the Swedish-American liner, Stockholm, forty-five miles off the coast of Massachusetts. Fifty-two persons drowned, or were killed by the impact. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... Tremendous hailstones pounded parts of South Dakota damaging crops, buildings and vehicles. Hail piled two feet deep at Black Hawk and northern Rapid City. Hail an inch and a quarter in diameter fell for 85 minutes near Miller and Huron, piling up to depths of two feet. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Sixteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Beckley WV equalled their all-time record high of 91 degrees, established just the previous day. It marked their fourth day in a row of 90 degree heat, after hitting 90 degrees just twice in the previous 25 years of records. The water temperature of Lake Erie at Buffalo NY reached 79 degrees, the warmest reading in 52 years of records. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from central Kansas to western Kentucky and southern Illinois during the day. Thunder- storms produced tennis ball size hail at Union MO, and winds gusts to 65 mph at Sedalia MO. Five cities in Washington and Oregon reported record high temperatures for the date. Medford OR hit 107 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early afternoon thunderstorms over west central Missouri drenched the town of Ferguson with four inches of rain. Early evening thunderstorms in Pennsylvania produced more than two inches of rain north of Avella in one hour. (The National Weather Summary) --- Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station) Daily Almanac Date: Jul 25, 2010 Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Max Temperature 89 86 101 in 1934 84 Min Temperature 75 67 53 in 1911 68 Avg Temperature 82.0 77 88.5 in 1934 76.0 Precipitation Trace 0.15 3.61 in 1943 1.92 New Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0 Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010+ 0 HDD (base 65) 0 0 1 in 1911 0 CDD (base 65) 17 12 24 in 1934 11 + indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky