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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
400 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD FRZ RAIN 27 23 85 W7 30.01R FOG DUBOIS CLOUDY 27 24 89 W13 30.05R FOG CLEARFIELD CLOUDY 29 23 78 W10G18 30.07R JOHNSTOWN CLOUDY 24 19 81 W14 30.04R WCI 12 ALTOONA CLOUDY 29 21 72 NW12 30.07S STATE COLLEGE CLOUDY 30 25 80 W9 30.06S WILLIAMSPORT CLOUDY 36 25 64 W12 30.05R SELINSGROVE CLOUDY 35 25 66 W9 30.07S FT INDIANTOWN CLOUDY 34 26 71 W12 30.06S CAPITAL CITY CLOUDY 36 23 59 NW14G23 30.08S HARRISBURG CLOUDY 35 23 61 NW13 30.07S YORK CLOUDY 35 23 61 NW13 30.07S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 400pm EST, Thursday December 18, 2014
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 28 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 40 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 10 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 northwest at 15 mph with gusts at 24 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 40 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Johnstown.
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
330 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA IN THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEKMAINLY ON WEDNESDAY CHRISTMAS EVE. AT THIS TIME A WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN HIGHLANDS AFTER THE MAIN AREA OF RAIN MOVES OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. HOWEVER ANY CHANGE IN THE EXPECTED DEVELOPMENT TRACK OR TIMING OF THE STORM COULD MEAN POSSIBLE CHANGES IN THE STORM IMPACTS. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 118 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 24-28 DEC 26-JAN 1 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Above Normal Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... 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
DECEMBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1957... A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum) ...1981... A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1984... A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data) ...1987... A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours. Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky