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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
507 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

A COLD FRONT OVER CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA EARLY TODAY WILL PUSH EAST
TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THIS AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF CLOUDS AND SNOW
SHOWERS WILL OCCUR IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE MIDDAY HOURS....BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
EAST INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL
RANGE FROM THE LOWER 20S ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...TO AROUND 32 DEGREES IN COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE
LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.

THE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER PENNSYLVANIA
TONIGHT...BRINGING CLEAR SKIES EARLY...FOLLOWED BY INCREASING
CLOUDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL VARY FROM
THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE STATE...TO
BETWEEN 10 AND 15 ELSEWHERE.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIKELY TRACK WEST OF PENNSYLVANIA
LATE TUESDAY AND EARLY WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A BOUT OF SIGNIFICANT
MIXED PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
TUESDAY NIGHT. A PERIOD OF PLAIN RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR LATER
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL FOLLOW FOR
THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEK.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County


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Hourly Observations For SUSQUEHANNA county
600 AM EST MON MAR 02 2015

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SCRANTON       LGT SNOW  26  23  88 SW6       30.04R                  
MOUNT POCONO   CLOUDY    26  23  88 W9        29.94S FOG              
ALLENTOWN      CLOUDY    27  23  85 SW7       30.06R FOG              
QUAKERTOWN*    CLOUDY    28  27  93 CALM      30.06R                  
READING        CLOUDY    26  24  92 CALM      30.09R FOG              
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    29  27  92 W6        30.09R FOG              
COATESVILLE    CLOUDY    32  32 100 NW9       30.08R FOG              
POTTSTOWN      CLOUDY    28  28 100 W5        30.09R FOG              
BLUE BELL      CLOUDY    32  30  93 W3        30.07R                  
DOYLESTOWN     CLOUDY    30  28  92 VRB5      30.04R                  
WILLOW GROVE   NOT AVBL                                               
NORTH PHILA    CLOUDY    33  28  81 W7        30.09R HAZE             
PHILADELPHIA   CLOUDY    32  30  92 W8        30.10R FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600am EST, Monday March 02, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 25 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 32 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light snow central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. There is patchy fog east. Conditions are hazy west. Winds are coming from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 20 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 14 degrees west. Winds are coming from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 35 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. Winds are coming from the west at 8 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 33 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 18 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SUSQUEHANNA County,PA

412 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ANOTHER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION FROM LATER TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. A WINTRY MIX IS LIKELY INCLUDING SOME SLEET AND FREEZING
RAIN  WHICH COULD EVEN TURN TO A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME
AREAS  AS TEMPERATURES BRIEFLY WARM.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County, PA
Issued at 430 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 10. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY
CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND AN INCH. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
INCREASING TO SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SLEET
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS NEAR 15.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 10.

SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 15.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                    MAR 7-11     MAR 9-15   MAR        MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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MARCH 2ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1846...
A great storm hit Virginia and the Carolinas. The storm caused half a
million dollars damage, and in North Carolina drowned fifty families and a
thousand cattle on Notts Island. (David Ludlum)
...1927...
Raleigh NC was buried under 17.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for
that location. Nashville NC received 31 inches of snow. The average snow
depth in the state of Carolina was fourteen inches. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
The "governor's Tornado" in Atlanta did considerable damage to the
governor's mansion and surrounding areas resulting in three deaths and 56.5
million dollars damage. (The Weather Channel)


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