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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1015 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

EXTENSIVE CLOUD COVER OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE WILL CONTINUE 
THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. 

SOME BREAKS IN THE CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST CORNER 
OF THE STATE TODAY WHERE HIGHS WILL REACH INTO THE LOWER 40S. 

THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 20S AND 30S.

SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL DISSIPATE LATER TONIGHT 
AND FRIDAY MORNING. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE IN THE 20S. HIGHS ON 
FRIDAY WILL AGAIN BE IN THE UPPER 20S IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND 
LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTHEAST UNDER MAINLY CLOUDY SKIES.

A LOOK AHEAD TO THE WEEKEND APPEARS MAINLY DRY WITH TEMPERATURES
REMAINING VERY SIMILAR TO FRIDAY.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County


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


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.

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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
WEEK  MAINLY 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.

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7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 118 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

REST OF TODAY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

TONIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH OCCASIONAL FLURRIES IN THE MORNING
THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.

MONDAY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 40.

TUESDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

WEDNESDAY
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING
THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 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
                                 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 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

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