Click on button above to view PA Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.


Northern Centre county, PA Weather and Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the pull-down menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Outlook
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts





US Weekly Rainfall Departure



US Weekly Temperature Departure
Also see:




A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.


National Weather Service State College PA
500 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

A nearly stationary frontal boundary draped across the commonwealth 
separates warm, humid air across western Pennsylvania from cooler, 
more stable air across the east. Scattered showers and thunderstorms 
have developed in the warm, humid air across western Pennsylvania 
and will continue to affect western Pennsylvania and portions of 
central Pennsylvania this evening.

Lingering showers and thunderstorms should diminish after sunset, 
leaving a partly to mostly cloudy overnight. Temperatures will be 
mild, with lows ranging from around 50 degrees in far northeastern 
Pennsylvania to the mid 60s across the far west.

A strong cold front will push eastward across the commonwealth 
Monday afternoon and evening, accompanied by showers and potentially 
severe thunderstorms. Highs on Monday will generally be 75 to 80 
degrees statewide.

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

Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County


For Your Farm PointAgCast...Click here.

Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
600 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       CLOUDY    73  62  68 SW7       29.98S                  
DUBOIS         SUNNY     82  58  43 VRB6      29.96F                  
CLEARFIELD     MOSUNNY   78  65  63 VRB5      30.00F                  
JOHNSTOWN      PTSUNNY   77  63  61 SE12      30.00F                  
ALTOONA        SUNNY     78  65  63 S14G20    30.00S                  
STATE COLLEGE  PTSUNNY   73  61  64 S10       30.03R                  
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    72  56  57 E10G21    30.03S                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    71  60  68 SE10      30.05S                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    69  51  53 E12       30.08S                  
CAPITAL CITY   MOSUNNY   75  58  55 E13       30.03F                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    75  58  55 E17       30.03F                  
YORK           PTSUNNY   75  65  70 SE12      30.04S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 85 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, partly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 14 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the south at 10 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the east at 15 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at pittsburgh. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Erie.


NOWCAST For NORTHERN CENTRE county: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 426 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.NOW...
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ACROSS THE
WESTERN PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA THROUGH SUNSET. MOST OF
THE ACTIVITY WILL BE WEST OF A MANSFIELD...LEWISTOWN...MOUNT
UNION...CHAMBERSBURG LINE. SOME STORMS WILL HAVE BRIEF TORRENTIAL
DOWNPOURS. THE SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

917 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging winds 60 mph or greater
and large hail exceeding 1 inch in diameter are possible Monday 
afternoon and evening. The greatest risk area for severe storms is 
west of Interstate 81.

 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 415 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms this evening. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. Numerous showers, mainly in the afternoon. Warm with highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Mild. Lows around 50. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Much cooler with highs around 60. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

THURSDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the morning. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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 
                MAY 6-MAY 10 MAY 8-MAY 14    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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

APRIL 30TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)


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