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National Weather Service State College PA
959 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

Intervals of sunshine will be mixed with varying amounts of mid and 
high level clouds today. Temperatures soaring into  the 70s at most 
locations this afternoon will approach, or exceed all-time record 
highs for the month of February across Pennsylvania.

Mostly cloudy, breezy and very mild conditions are on tap for 
tonight, with low temperatures only dipping to 55 to 62 degrees in 
most locations. 

Strengthening low pressure will move northeast across the Upper 
Great Lakes late today into early Saturday. The cold front trailing 
from this low will bring a few rounds of moderate to heavy rain 
showers Saturday morning in the west, and during late morning and 
afternoon hours across Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. A narrow 
line of strong to potentially severe thunderstorms with gusty 
westerly winds and small hail are possible along and just ahead of 
the front Saturday.

The main thing to take to heart is reality will return to the
commonwealth Saturday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SOUTHERN WAYNE County


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Hourly Observations For SOUTHERN WAYNE county
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...Northeast Pennsylvania...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Hazleton       PTSUNNY   63  52  67 S8        29.93S                  
Scranton       PTSUNNY   63  53  70 W9        29.88F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 900am EST, Friday February 24, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 9 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 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 Indiana. The lowest temperature is 47 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 WAYNE County,PA

432 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Thunderstorms with gusty winds are possible Saturday afternoon and
evening.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For SOUTHERN WAYNE County, PA
Issued at 730 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

REST OF TODAY
Partly sunny. Isolated showers early this morning. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening
then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
A chance of showers in the morning
then showers with thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 60. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain showers likely. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 1-MAR 5  MAR 3-MAR 9    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

FEBRUARY 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
The Susquehanna River ice bridge at Havre de Grace MD commenced to break up
after forty days of use. A total of 1738 loaded freight cars were hauled
along rails laid on the ice. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
Vermont and New Hampshire received brown snow due to dust from storms in
the Great Plains Region. A muddy rain fell across parts of northern New
York State. (24th-25th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A massive winter storm began to overspread the western U.S. In southern
California, Big Bear was blanketed with 17 inches of snow, and Lake Hughes
reported four inches of snow in just one hour. Snow pellets whitened
coastal areas of Orange County and San Diego County, with three inches at
Huntington Beach. The storm also produced thunderstorms with hail and
waterspouts. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region which created
"white-out" conditions in eastern Upper Michigan. Squalls produced up to 14
inches of snow in Geauga County of northeastern Ohio. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A total of thirty-three cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record low
temperatures for the date, and an Atlantic coast storm spread heavy snow
from Georgia to southern New England. Snowfall totals in New Jersey ranged
up to 24 inches in May County, with 19 inches reported at Atlantic City.
Totals in North Carolina ranged up to 18 inches in Gates County, and winds
along the coast of North Carolina gusted to 70 mph at Duck Pier. Strong
winds gusting to 52 mph created blizzard conditions at Chatham MA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
Strong northerly winds prevailed from Illinois to the Southern and Central
Appalachians. Winds gusted to 68 mph at Sewickley Heights PA. High winds
caused considerable blowing and drifting of snow across northern and
central Indiana through the day. Wind gusts to 47 mph and 6 to 8 inches of
snow created white-out conditions around South Bend IN. Traffic accidents
resulted in two deaths and 130 injuries. Sixty-five persons were injured in
one accident along Interstate 69 in Huntington County. Wind gusts to 60 mph
and 4 to 8 inches of snow created blizzard conditions in eastern and
northern Ohio. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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