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Hourly Observations For PERRY county
1000 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS Philadelphia PTCLDY 61 51 70 SW7 29.90R Allentown CLOUDY 64 52 64 SW3 29.87R Scranton CLOUDY 59 56 89 CALM 29.86S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Thursday February 23, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 62 degrees west, near 58 degrees central, and near 61 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 3 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 64 degrees at North Phila and Allentown. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Erie.
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 PERRY County,PA
702 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. A narrow band of heavy showers, and a few strong thunderstorms with wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph, are possible along a potent cold front, that will be pushing east across the region during the day Saturday. Gusty westerly winds between 40 and 45 mph will likely continue for about 6-10 hours in the wake of the cold frontal passage. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For PERRY County, PA
Issued at 1015 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 1-MAR 5 MAR 3-MAR 9 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Normal Above 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 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS... ...1802... A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum) ...1936... A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum) ---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS --------- ...FEBRUARY 1899... February. "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the cold February'. From the 9th to the 14th was a period of unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899. In at least one location, "the Kentucky River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon." Priddy, UKAWC ...1996... The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981. (NWS Jackson, KY)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky