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National Weather Service State College PA
1020 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

A stationary frontal boundary will remain over the area today. Skies 
will be mostly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms drifting 
from southwest to northeast through the afternoon.

High temperatures will vary from the upper 50s over the Poconos and 
endless mountains region, to the lower 80s in far western 
Pennsylvania. Temperatures in the 60s and 70s will be sandwiched in 
between across the central mountains.

Skies will remain mostly cloudy tonight with just an isolated shower 
possible. Temperatures will be mild with lows around daybreak in the 
mid to upper 50s. 

A strong cold front will barrell east across the commonwealth later 
Monday afternoon and night, preceded by one or more bands of showers 
and some scattered strong to potentially severe thunderstorms.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SOUTHERN CENTRE County

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Hourly Observations For SOUTHERN CENTRE county
200 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

BRADFORD       CLOUDY    74  61  63 SW7       30.03F                  
DUBOIS         LGT RAIN  74  62  66 S7        30.02F                  
CLEARFIELD     MOSUNNY   79  62  56 VRB5      30.04F                  
JOHNSTOWN      PTSUNNY   76  63  64 SE10      30.06F                  
ALTOONA        MOSUNNY   76  66  71 SE8       30.07F                  
STATE COLLEGE  MOSUNNY   72  61  68 SW9       30.08F                  
WILLIAMSPORT   PTSUNNY   67  47  48 E9        30.09F                  
SELINSGROVE    CLOUDY    68  52  56 CALM      30.11F                  
FT INDIANTOWN  CLOUDY    69  55  59 E9        30.12F                  
CAPITAL CITY   CLOUDY    74  58  57 E10       30.10F                  
HARRISBURG     CLOUDY    73  60  63 SE13      30.10S                  
YORK           CLOUDY    74  64  71 SE8       30.10F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 72 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 18 mph with gusts at 30 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 9 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the east at 12 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at pittsburgh and Latrobe. The lowest temperature is 55 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SOUTHERN CENTRE County,PA

917 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging winds 60 mph or greater
and large hail exceeding 1 inch in diameter are possible Monday 
afternoon and evening. The greatest risk area for severe storms is 
west of Interstate 81.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For SOUTHERN CENTRE County, PA
Issued at 115 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Unseasonably mild. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. Unseasonably warm with highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Mild. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Partly sunny. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Cooler with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph, increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs around 60.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

Showers likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAY 5-MAY 9 MAY 7-MAY 13    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)

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