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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 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.
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
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 HIGHLANDSCENTRAL 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.
7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 1019 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015
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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 Priddy5 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