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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1015 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER ILLINOIS LATE FRIDAY WILL MAINTAIN
FAIR COLD WEATHER IN PENNSYLVANIA OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY
AS IT DRIFTS EASTWARD.

A WEATHER SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES WILL 
BRING A CHANCE OF SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OVER PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY. 
SNOW WILL BE MOST LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE
AND A WINTRY MIX IS MOST PROBABLE NEAR THE MASON DIXON LINE.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO ON THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU TO AROUND 10 DEGREES
ABOVE ZERO IN PHILADELPHIA. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SATURDAY
WILL VARY FROM THE UPPER TEENS IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
TO THE UPPER 20S IN PHILADELPHIA.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County


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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
1200 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLEAR     -9 -15  75 CALM      30.52R                  
DUBOIS         CLEAR      1  -7  68 CALM      30.56R                  
CLEARFIELD     CLEAR      3  -7  63 CALM      30.60R                  
JOHNSTOWN      PTCLDY     4  -7  60 NW6       30.51R WCI  -7          
ALTOONA        PTCLDY     4  -7  60 S3        30.59R                  
STATE COLLEGE  CLEAR      9  -5  52 CALM      30.62R                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLEAR     13  -2  51 NW5       30.67R WCI   5          
SELINSGROVE    CLEAR     16  -3  43 W6        30.67R WCI   7          
FT INDIANTOWN  CLEAR     17  -5  37 W10G18    30.64R WCI   5          
CAPITAL CITY   CLEAR     18  -3  39 NW9       30.66R WCI   7          
HARRISBURG     CLEAR     18   0  45 NW12      30.66R WCI   5          
YORK           CLEAR      8  -3  61 W3        30.65R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200am EST, Saturday February 28, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 10 degrees west, near 9 degrees central, and near 23 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near -5 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near -5 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 6 degrees. Winds are coming from the north at 3 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 northwest at 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 12 degrees east. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category west, emergency category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 23 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is -9 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 NORTHERN CENTRE County,PA

431 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A STORM APPROACHING FROM THE MIDWEST COULD PRODUCE A FEW TO SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND
MIDDLE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER VALLEY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.
PRECIPITATION COULD TRANSITION TO OR END AS A PERIOD OF MIXED
PRECIPITATION OR ICE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

ANOTHER STORM WILL TRACK WEST OF PENNSYLVANIA IN THE MIDDLE OF THE
WEEK. THIS SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO PRODUCE A WINTRY MIX ACROSS CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 1019 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 14 BELOW.

SATURDAY
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. NOT AS COLD WITH LOWS AROUND 10. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 2 ABOVE.

SUNDAY
SNOW
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 3 ABOVE IN THE MORNING.

SUNDAY NIGHT
RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW. ADDITIONAL MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATION. NOT AS COOL WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
BECOMING WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO.

TUESDAY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS ZERO IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
FREEZING RAIN
SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY. NOT AS COOL WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. MUCH COLDER WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER WITH LOWS 5 TO 10 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 5-MAR 9 MAR 7-MAR 13   MAR        MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     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 28TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1900...
A massive storm spread record snows from Kansas to New York State. Snowfall
totals rangeD up to 17.5 inches at Springfield IL and 43 inches at
Rochester NY, with up to 60 inches in the Adirondack Mountains of New York
State. (David Ludlum)
...1952...
An intense storm brought coastal sections of southeastern Massachusetts to
a halt, stranding 3000 motorists on Lower Cape, and leaving ten thousand
homes on the Cape without electricity. Winds gusting to 72 mph created
mountainous snowdrifts of the 18 inches of snow which buried Nantucket and
Hyannis. A barometric pressure reading of 29.02 inches was reported at the
center of the storm. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A powerful storm produced severe thunderstorms in Louisiana and Mississippi
early in the day. About mid morning a monstrous tornado touched down near
Moselle MS and grew to a width of two miles as it passed near Laurel MS.
The tornado traveled a distance of 40 miles killing six persons, injuring
350 others, and causing 28.5 million dollars damage. The tornado swept
homes right off their foundations, and tossed eighteen wheel trucks about
like toys. Strong straight line winds associated with the powerful storm
system gusted to 70 mph at Jonesboro AR and Carbondale IL. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms in California produced severe weather during the early
morning hours. Strong thunderstorm winds, gusting to 74 mph, downed trees
in the Sacramento area. Unseasonably mild weather prevailed in the
northwestern U.S. The afternoon high of 71 degrees at Portland OR was a
February record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms in the southeast corner of the nation produced winds gusts to
58 mph at Fort Lauderdale FL, and a total of seven inches of rain. Heavy
snow whitened parts of the Northern Plateau and the Northern Rockies, with
ten inches reported at Marion MT. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1990...
Showers and thunderstorms over the Southern Plains Region capped a record
wet February for parts of Oklahoma. Totals for the month ranged up to 9.11
inches at McCurtain, with 4.63 inches reported at Oklahoma City. Snow and
sleet fell across northern Oklahoma, with four inches reported at Freedom
and Jefferson. Snow also spread across southern Kansas into Missouri and
Arkansas, with six inches of snow reported at Harrison AR. In Alaska,
February temperatures at Nome averaged 21 degrees below normal, ranging
from -38 degrees to 29 degrees during the month. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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