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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
600 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

A sprawling area of high pressure parked over the eastern United 
States will maintain control of our weather today and right 
through the upcoming weekend. Winds will be light and from the 
northwest tonight, nearly calm tonight, then light from the south 
on Saturday.

Under mainly clear skies, patchy valley fog is possible early 
today and again early Saturday morning. Temperatures to start 
today will vary from the chilly upper 30s to lower 40s across the 
Northwest Mountains, to the upper 40s and lower 50s across the 
higher elevations in Southern Pennsylvania.
Under mostly sunny skies, high temperatures this afternoon will 
reach the upper 60s across the higher terrain of northern and 
western Pennsylvania, and lower 70s throughout the valleys of 
central and southern Pennsylvania. 

Temperatures Saturday afternoon should be about 4 or 5 degrees 
higher than Friday, which will be about 15 degrees above normal 
for the date.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County

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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
1200 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

BRADFORD       CLOUDY    62  28  27 N8        30.29F                  
DUBOIS         CLOUDY    62  29  28 N6        30.30S                  
CLEARFIELD     CLOUDY    65  27  23 NE8       30.29F                  
JOHNSTOWN      CLOUDY    61  33  35 NW10      30.31S                  
ALTOONA        SUNNY     67  39  35 N6        30.29S                  
STATE COLLEGE  SUNNY     64  36  34 NW10      30.28F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    68  43  40 VRB3      30.24S                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    68  39  34 N9        30.26S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    68  35  30 N8G16     30.23S                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    70  36  28 NW9       30.24F                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    70  39  32 N12G20    30.23F                  
YORK           CLOUDY    69  42  37 N9        30.25S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Friday October 20, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 64 degrees west, near 64 degrees central, and near 70 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are coming from the north at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northwest at 10 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northwest at 8 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Mount Pocono and 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For NORTHERN CENTRE County,PA

350 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 1015 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Mild. Lows in the lower 50s.

Cloudy. Rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain likely in the evening, then rain after midnight. Mild. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      
 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

An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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