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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
535 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

Cloudy skies will continue with showers and perhaps a 
thunderstorm moving into the southwest part of the state later 
tonight. Elsewhere, it will be mostly cloudy with diminishing
winds. Overnight lows will range from the upper 40s to the mid 
50s.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely across the southwest corner 
of the state Saturday morning. A lesser chance of showers exists 
over central Pennsylvania. The northeast corner of the state will 
remain dry. Highs on Saturday will be between 70 and 75 degrees, 
except in the northwest where it will remain in the upper 60s. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For LUZERNE County


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Hourly Observations For LUZERNE county
200 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SCRANTON       CLOUDY    60  55  83 SW3       29.86S                  
MOUNT POCONO   CLOUDY    54  53  97 NW8       29.86F                  
ALLENTOWN      PTCLDY    58  53  84 SW5       29.85S                  
QUAKERTOWN*    PTCLDY    54  54 100 CALM      29.88R                  
READING        CLEAR     58  52  80 W5        29.86S                  
LANCASTER      PTCLDY    57  52  83 W3        29.88F                  
COATESVILLE    CLEAR     55  52  88 NW3       29.89F                  
POTTSTOWN      CLEAR     56  53  90 CALM      29.89S                  
BLUE BELL      CLEAR     54  54 100 CALM      29.88S                  
DOYLESTOWN     CLEAR     58  55  90 CALM      29.86R                  
WILLOW GROVE   NOT AVBL                                               
NORTH PHILA    PTCLDY    59  55  87 W6        29.88R                  
PHILADELPHIA   PTCLDY    64  54  69 W6        29.87S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Saturday May 27, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 59 degrees west, near 57 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southeast at 3 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 3 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 66 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Indiana, Franklin, and Dubois.


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

310 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

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 EDT Sat May 27 2017

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers
mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph
becoming east.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     Normal     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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MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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