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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
412 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Skies will be fair tonight and lows will range from the mid 50s 
over the north to mid 60s south. 

High pressure will move off the coast today allowing heat and 
humidity to creep back into Pennsylvania. The increasing humidity 
will create a chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the 
afternoon. Highs will rise into the 80s, with some areas along the
Maryland border nudging 90 degrees. 

A strong cold front will approach the area Tuesday bringing 
scattered showers and strong thunderstorms in the afternoon and 
evening. It will be very warm and humid with highs in the lower 
80s over northern areas ranging to the lower 90s around 
Philadelphia.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For MONROE County


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Hourly Observations For MONROE county
1100 AM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PHILADELPHIA   PTSUNNY   82  63  52 S6        30.22R                  
NORTH PHILA    SUNNY     84  64  50 VRB6      30.23R                  
BLUE BELL*     MOSUNNY   81  66  61 SW5       30.23S                  
DOYLESTOWN     SUNNY     80  67  64 SW6       30.21R                  
QUAKERTOWN*    SUNNY     81  68  65 S6        30.23R                  
PERKASIE*      FAIR      81  66  61 SW6       30.24R                  
POTTSTOWN      PTSUNNY   78  65  63 VRB5      30.23R                  
LANCASTER      PTSUNNY   81  71  71 VRB6      30.21S                  
COATESVILLE    PTSUNNY   81  68  65 VRB7      30.25R                  
READING        PTSUNNY   79  70  74 CALM      30.20S                  
ALLENTOWN      MOSUNNY   82  68  62 CALM      30.21S                  
MOUNT POCONO   MOSUNNY   74  61  63 W8        30.27R                  
HAZLETON         N/A     79  68  69 S8        30.27S                  
LEHIGHTON      PTSUNNY   72  64  78 CALM      30.23S                  
WILKES BARRE   CLOUDY    78  65  63 VRB3      30.22S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1100am EDT, Monday August 21, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 74 degrees west, near 75 degrees central, and near 82 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the south at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at North Phila and Beaver County. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at pittsburgh, Mount Pocono, and Buffalo.


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 MONROE County,PA

544 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

The probability of widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon
and evening. The primary storm threat will be locally damaging 
winds.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, PA
Issued at 930 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall in the evening. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cooler with lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

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

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 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 
                   AUG 26-30 AUG 28-SEP 3    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

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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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AUGUST 21ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1883...
A tornado hit Rochester MN killing 31 persons and wrecking 1351 dwellings.
(David Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado swarm occurred in Maryland and Delaware. Many waterspouts were
seen over Chesapeake Bay. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1918...
A tornado struck Tyler MN killing 36 persons and destroying most of the
business section of the town resulting in a million dollars damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
The temperature at Fayetteville NC soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Early morning thunderstorms produced severe weather in eastern Iowa and
west central Illinois. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 82 mph at
Moline IL, and tennis ball size hail at Independence IA. Rock Island IL was
drenched with 3.70 inches of rain. Total damage for the seven county area
of west central Illinois was estimated at twelve million dollars. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Iowa, produced wind gusts to 63
mph in the Council Bluffs area, and drenched Sioux Center IA with up to
6.61 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather from Kansas to
Minnesota and North Dakota. Thunderstorms in Minnesota produced baseball
size hail from Correll to north of Appleton. Thunderstorms in north central
Kansas produced wind gusts higher than 100 mph at Wilson Dam. Thunderstorms
around Lincoln NE produced baseball size hail and up to five inches of
rain, and Boone NE was deluged with five inches of rain in an hour and a
half. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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