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National Weather Service State College PA
1000 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

Blustery colder weather will be with us tonight into Sunday, with 
scattered snow showers across northern and western Pennsylvania and 
producing a light accumulation. Elsewhere, a few flurries may drift 
into the central mountains, with clearing skies farther to the 

Low temperatures tonight will range from the low 20s in the 
northwest mountains and the Laurel Highlands to the low 30s across 
the southeastern piedmont. 

Sunday will be sunny and normally cold over the southeast. Over the 
central and northeast the sky will clear during the day. The 
northwest mountains will remain most cloudy but the snow showers 
will diminish to flurries. Highs on Sunday will range from the low 
30s across the northern mountains to the mid 40s in the far 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LUZERNE County

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Hourly Observations For LUZERNE county
200 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

PHILADELPHIA   PTCLDY    44  25  47 NW20G29   29.83R                  
NORTH PHILA    CLEAR     41  26  55 W10       29.82R                  
BLUE BELL*     CLEAR     37  25  60 W8G24     29.80R WCI  31          
DOYLESTOWN     CLEAR     38  26  62 NW10G22   29.78R WCI  31          
QUAKERTOWN*    PTCLDY    37  23  56 W8G22     29.80R WCI  31          
PERKASIE*      FAIR      37  23  56 W20G32    29.80R WCI  27          
POTTSTOWN      PTCLDY    36  22  56 W10G21    29.84R WCI  28          
LANCASTER      MOCLDY    37  22  54 W20G29    29.86R WCI  27          
COATESVILLE    PTCLDY    36  21  55 NW18G25   29.84R WCI  25          
READING        CLOUDY    38  24  57 W15G24    29.84R WCI  29          
ALLENTOWN      CLOUDY    40  24  53 W14G25    29.79R WCI  32          
MOUNT POCONO   CLOUDY    30  26  85 W13G23    29.70R WCI  20          
HAZLETON       CLOUDY    32  21  64 W15G23    29.80R WCI  22          
LEHIGHTON      CLOUDY    37  27  65 W6G20     29.81R WCI  33          
WILKES BARRE   CLOUDY    34  26  72 NW20      29.77R WCI  23          

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 200am EST, Sunday February 26, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 27 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 44 degrees east. Current sky conditions are flurries west, cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 16 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and flurries. The wind chill is near 15 degrees west. Winds are coming from the west at 10 mph with gusts at 23 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest at 20 mph with gusts at 29 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 44 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LUZERNE County,PA

156 AM EST Sun Feb 26 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LUZERNE County, PA
Issued at 130 AM EST Sun Feb 26 2017

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

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

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 3-MAR 7 MAR 5-MAR 11    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

Parts of Washington State were in the midst of a storm which produced 129
inches of snow at Laconia between the 24th and the 26th, a single storm
record for the state. A series of storms, which began on the 23rd, led to a
deadly avalanche on the first of March. By late on the 28th, the snow had
changed to rain, setting the stage for disaster. (The Weather Channel)
The Buffalo Creek disaster occurred in the Buffalo Creek Hollow of Logan
County in West Virginia. A coal slag dam on the Middle Fork of Buffalo
Creek burst sending a fifty foot wall of water down a narrow valley killing
125 persons and causing 51 million dollars damage. Three days of rain atop
a six inches snow cover prompted the dam break. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
A deep low pressure system centered over the central plains set up strong 
southerly flow over the commonwealth bringing unseasonably mild temperatures to 
the region over a three day period which peaked on the 26th. The mercury climbed 
to 75 degrees in London, not enough to unseat the record for this date of 81 
degrees which was set in 1977. At the Jackson Airport afternoon temperatures of 
76 degrees on the 25th and 26th were both warm enough to establish the current 
record highs for both dates. Lexington hit 74 and Louisville hit 77. Climate 
records for London and Jackson date back to 1954 and 1981 respectively. 
(NWS Jackson)

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