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Hourly Observations For NORTHERN LYCOMING county
1200 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS BRADFORD MOSUNNY 76 68 76 SW9 29.86F DUBOIS CLOUDY 73 68 84 VRB6 29.87S CLEARFIELD LGT RAIN 72 71 97 SW7 29.87F JOHNSTOWN LGT RAIN 70 69 97 SW10G23 29.91R FOG ALTOONA CLOUDY 74 72 93 S6 29.87F STATE COLLEGE RAIN 73 72 94 SW8 29.88R VSB 1 WILLIAMSPORT RAIN 76 75 97 NW7 29.81F FOG SELINSGROVE LGT RAIN 78 76 93 SW5 29.84R FOG FT INDIANTOWN PTSUNNY 84 77 80 SW6 29.84F CAPITAL CITY CLOUDY 87 74 64 SW6 29.82F HX 95 HARRISBURG CLOUDY 87 76 69 SW12 29.82F HX 97 YORK SUNNY 86 76 71 SW7 29.84F HX 96
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Friday August 18, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 76 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 81 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 8 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are coming from the southwest at 12 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 70 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 LYCOMING County,PA
406 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Showers and scattered thunderstorms will accompany a cold front through the area today. Some of the storms could be locally severe. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN LYCOMING County, PA
Issued at 1037 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Below 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
////////////////////////// AUGUST 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1925... During the late morning hours a severe hailstorm struck southeastern Iowa completely destroying crops along a path six to ten miles wide and 75 miles long. The hail also injured and killed poultry and livestock, and caused a total of 2.5 million dollars damage. The hailstorm flattened fields of corn to such an extent that many had to leave their farms in search of other work. It was one of the worst hailstorms of record for the nation. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... Hurricane Alicia, a category 3 storm made landfall near Galveston. Winds gusted to 130 mph with a storm surge of 12 feet. 22 tornadoes were spawned. Parts of Houston received 11 inches of rain. 12 people died and 1800 were injured. Total damage estimated at $3 billion. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Thirteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Orlando FL with a reading of 98 degrees, and Portland ME with a high of 94 degrees. Newark NJ reached 90 degrees for the thirty-sixth time of the year, their second highest total of record. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Twenty-two cities, from the Carolinas to the Upper Ohio Valley, reported record high temperatures for the date, pushing the total number of daily record highs since the first of June above the 1100 mark. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees at Greensboro NC and 105 degrees at Raleigh NC equalled all-time records. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Scobey. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region and the Upper Ohio Valley produced torrential rains in eastern Virginia during the late morning and afternoon hours. Totals ranged up to twelve inches at Yorktown. Williamsburg VA was deluged with 10.78 inches of rain between 6 AM and 10 AM, with 6.72 inches reported in just two hours. Flash flooding caused nearly twelve million dollars damage in Accomack County VA. Early evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced walnut size hail and wind gusts to 80 mph around Casper WY. Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the Yellowstone Park area, causing fifteen mudslides. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... At 1 pm Bowling Green recorded an exceptionally high dew point of 81 degrees. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky