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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1030 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD OVERNIGHT
AND CLOUDINESS WILL INCREASE AS A WEATHER SYSTEM APPROACHES
FROM THE WEST. LOW PRESSURE CENTERED IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS
LATE SATURDAY WILL MOVE TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SUNDAY
THEN ALONG THE MASON DIXON LINE MONDAY AND OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST MONDAY EVENING.

THIS WILL BRING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX TO PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY
AND MONDAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW ACROSS NORTHERN 
PENNSYLVANIA. SNOW WILL MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN IN CENTRAL 
PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY NIGHT THEN RETURN TO SNOW BEFORE ENDING MONDAY. 
IN SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA THERE WILL BE A CHANGE FROM SNOW
TO FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN.

ANTICIPATED TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL 
RANGE FROM AROUND 8 INCHES NEAR INTERSTATE 80 TO OVER A FOOT
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA WILL AVERAGE
4 TO 8 INCHES AND SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL AVERAGE 3 TO 5 INCHES
WITH 2 TO 3 ALONG THE MASON DIXON LINE.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW BRINGING FAIR AND VERY COLD WEATHER 
THROUGH MID WEEK.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL RANGE FROM 10 DEGREES
IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TO THE LOWER 20S NEAR PITTSBURGH.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SUNDAY WILL VARY FROM THE MID 20S
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 30S IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER
OF THE STATE.

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County


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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
200 AM EST SUN FEB 01 2015

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    21  14  74 W3        30.08F                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    20  14  77 W7        30.11F WCI  11          
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    17  11  77 S5        30.15S WCI  10          
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    25  14  63 W13       30.11S WCI  14          
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    24  14  65 SE6       30.16F                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    22  14  71 CALM      30.18S                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    22  11  62 W6        30.21R WCI  14          
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    14   9  80 CALM      30.23S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    19   9  67 W5        30.23R WCI  12          
CAPITAL CITY   PTCLDY    13   7  77 SW3       30.25R                  
HARRISBURG     PTCLDY    10   7  87 CALM      30.25R                  
YORK           PTCLDY     7   4  87 CALM      30.24R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 200am EST, Sunday February 01, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 26 degrees west, near 22 degrees central, and near 23 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 11 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 5 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 15 degrees east. 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 29 degrees at Erie. The lowest temperature is 7 degrees at .


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 NORTHERN CENTRE County,PA

345 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

   WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST
MONDAY  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

IN ADDITION  WIND CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY WILL
FALL TO BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 15 BELOW ZERO. AN ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

 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 NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 144 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015


WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST MONDAY

REST OF TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. NOT AS COLD. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE AROUND 19. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY
SNOW LIKELY
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND AN INCH. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SNOW IN THE EVENING
THEN SNOW
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADDITIONAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES. ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TRACE. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

MONDAY
CLOUDY
SNOW
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING
THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. TEMPERATURE FALLING TO AROUND 17 IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 1 BELOW IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND ZERO. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 16 BELOW.

TUESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 20. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD WITH LOWS 10 TO 15. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

WEDNESDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. MUCH COLDER WITH HIGHS 15 TO 20. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND ZERO. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 15 BELOW.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. CONTINUED COLD WITH HIGHS AROUND 15. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 20 BELOW.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLD WITH LOWS ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 BELOW.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


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

FEBRUARY 1ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1893...
Thunder and lightning accompanied sleet and snow at Saint Louis MO during
the evening hours, even though the temperature was just 13 degrees above
zero. (The Weather Channel)
...1911...
February started off with record warmth as Louisville hit 71 degrees, 
Lexington 67, and Bowling Green 74. (NWS Louisville)
...1951...
The greatest ice storm of record in the U.S. produced glaze up to four
inches thick from Texas to Pennsylvania causing twenty-five deaths, 500
serious injuries, and 100 million dollars damage. Tennessee was hardest hit
by the storm. Communications and utilities were interrupted for a week to
ten days. (David Ludlum))
The temperature at Taylor Park Dam plunged to 60 degrees below zero, a
record for the state of Colorado. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1985...
Snow, sleet and ice glazed southern Tennessee and northern sections of
Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The winter storm produced up to eleven
inches of sleet and ice in Lauderdale County AL, one of the worst storms of
record for the state. All streets in Florence AL were closed for the first
time of record. (1st-2nd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the Pacific Northwest produced wind gusts to 100 mph at Cape
Blanco OR, and up to six inches of rain in the northern coastal mountain
ranges. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thirty cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record high temperatures for
the date, including Richmond VA with a reading of 73 degrees. Thunderstorms
in southern Louisiana deluged Basile with 12.34 inches of rain. Arctic cold
gripped the north central U.S. Wolf Point MT reported a low of 32 degrees
below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky