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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
415 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...AN EXTENDED STRETCH OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES IS IN STORE
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...

LAKE-EFFECT AND TERRAIN-ENHANCED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS
EVENING INTO TONIGHT ACROSS WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA...WITH SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS OCCASIONALLY PROGRESSING FARTHER TO THE EAST. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA TO THE LOW 20S IN PHILADELPHIA.

THURSDAY WILL FEATURE MORE OF THE SAME...WITH A BLUSTERY WEST WIND
AND CONTINUED LAKE-EFFECT AND UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS PRIMARILY
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW
TEENS IN THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS TO THE
UPPER 20S IN FAR SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County


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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN CENTRE county
500 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BRADFORD       LGT SNOW  17  10  74 W14       29.66R WCI   3          
DUBOIS         LGT SNOW  17  12  80 SW14      29.71R WCI   3          
CLEARFIELD     FLURRIES  19  10  68 W13G24    29.74R WCI   6          
JOHNSTOWN      LGT SNOW  14   7  73 W13       29.72R WCI   0          
ALTOONA        CLOUDY    19   9  65 W16       29.78R WCI   4          
STATE COLLEGE  CLOUDY    23  12  63 SW9G17    29.75R WCI  13          
WILLIAMSPORT   CLOUDY    28  15  58 W17G26    29.73R                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    28  13  53 W10G17    29.78R                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    29  13  51 W13G21    29.76R                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    31  12  45 W9        29.78R                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    31  14  49 W16       29.78R                  
YORK           CLOUDY    29  13  51 W10       29.78R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500pm EST, Wednesday February 10, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 21 degrees west, near 23 degrees central, and near 34 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 16 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 7 degrees west. Winds are coming from the southwest at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 13 degrees central. Winds are coming from the west at 15 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 34 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 14 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

152 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SNOW SQUALLS ARE POSSIBLE WITH AN ARCTIC FRONT FRIDAY EVENING
INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

FRIGID TEMPERATURES AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL BRING AN
INCREASED RISK FOR FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA SATURDAY INTO
SUNDAY.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 413 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

TONIGHT
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 BELOW.

THURSDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 15. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 6 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 7 BELOW.

FRIDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 20. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 8 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 7 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER WITH HIGHS 5 TO 10 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 20 BELOW.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. CONTINUED COLD WITH HIGHS 10 TO 15. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD WITH LOWS 5 TO 10 ABOVE. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 BELOW.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. NOT AS COLD WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 5 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

MONDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. NOT AS COOL. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE LOWER 20S.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 16-20    FEB 18-24    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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

FEBRUARY 10TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
The temperature at Monterey plunged to 29 degrees below zero, establishing
record for the state of Virginia. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1973...
A major snowstorm struck the southeastern U.S. It produced as much as 18
inches in Georgia, and up to two feet of snow in South Carolina. (David
Ludlum)
...1978...
As much as eight inches of rain drenched southern California resulting in
widespread flooding and mudslides. The heavy rainfall produced a wall of
water which ripped through the mountain resort community of Hidden Springs
drowning at least thirteen persons. The storm was one of the most
destructive of record causing fifty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1982...
Bismarck ND experienced its 45th consecutive day of subzero temperature
readings which tied the previous record long string of subzero daily lows
ending on the same date in 1937. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A storm in the northeastern U.S. produced heavy snow in southeastern Maine.
Grand Falls and Woodland received 15 inches, mainly during the early
morning hours, while most of the rest of the state did not even see a flake
of snow. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Bitter cold arctic air gripped the north central U.S. International Falls
MN was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 35 degrees below zero.
Record warm readings were reported in southern California, with highs of 78
at San Francisco and 88 at Los Angeles. San Juan Capistrano CA was the hot
spot in the nation with a high of 92 degrees. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
For the first time all month winter relaxed its grip on the nation. The
temperature at Brownsville TX warmed above 60 degrees for the first time in
six days, ending their second longest such cold spell of record. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1990...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front continued to produce severe
weather across the southeastern U.S. through the morning hours and into the
late afternoon. There were a total of twenty-nine tornadoes in twenty-nine
hours, and 245 reports of large hail or damaging winds. Pre-dawn
thunderstorms produced high winds which injured at least seventy persons in
Alabama and Georgia, and caused more than twelve million dollars property
damage. A tornado at Austell GA prior to daybreak injured two persons and
caused two million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)

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