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National Weather Service State College PA
552 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

Valley fog will quickly dissipate early this morning. Mostly sunny
skies will offer a general repeat of yesterday with slightly lower
humidity. High temperatures will range from the upper 70s in the
northern Poconos to the upper 80s across southeastern Pennsylvania.

Expect an increasing chance for showers and thunderstorms from
northwest to southeast Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday.
A significant decrease in the heat and humidity will arrive by the
end of the week, with a breath of refreshingly cooler air and
taste of early fall weather lasting through Labor Day weekend.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County


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Hourly Observations For SUSQUEHANNA county
900 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SCRANTON       SUNNY     66  58  75 N3        30.20F                  
MOUNT POCONO   SUNNY     65  54  67 SE8       30.23S                  
ALLENTOWN      MOSUNNY   69  59  70 CALM      30.20R                  
QUAKERTOWN*    MOSUNNY   72  59  64 NE3       30.20R                  
READING        SUNNY     70  60  70 N7        30.18S                  
LANCASTER      SUNNY     74  63  68 VRB3      30.18S                  
COATESVILLE    SUNNY     72  61  68 CALM      30.20S                  
POTTSTOWN      MOSUNNY   72  60  66 NE3       30.20R                  
BLUE BELL      SUNNY     72  61  68 NE5       30.17R                  
DOYLESTOWN     MOSUNNY   74  62  66 NE3       30.17R                  
WILLOW GROVE   NOT AVBL                                               
NORTH PHILA    SUNNY     76  63  64 E6        30.17S                  
PHILADELPHIA   MOSUNNY   77  63  61 NE9       30.16R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Tuesday August 30, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 64 degrees west, near 59 degrees central, and near 74 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, sunny central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the northeast at 3 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 northeast at 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Latrobe, Franklin, and 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

217 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County, PA
Issued at 730 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

REST OF TODAY
PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.

LABOR DAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

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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 
                 SEP 4-SEP 8 SEP 6-SEP 12    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 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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AUGUST 30TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1776...
General Washington took advantage of a heavy fog to evacuate Long Island
after a defeat. Adverse winds kept the British fleet from intervening.
(David Ludlum)
...1839...
A hurricane moved from Cape Hatteras NC to offshore New England. An unusual
feature of the hurricane was the snow it helped produce, which whitened the
Catskill Mountains of New York State. Considerable snow was also reported
at Salem NY. (The Weather Channel)
...1982...
A tropical depression brought torrential rains to portions of southern
Texas. Up to twelve inches fell south of Houston, and as much as eighteen
inches fell southeast of Austin. The tropical depression spawned fourteen
tornadoes in three days. (David Ludlum)
Record cold gripped the northeastern U.S. Thirty-one cities in New England
reported record lows, and areas of Vermont received up to three inches of
snow. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Eight cities in California and Oregon reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Redding CA and Sacramento CA where the mercury hit 100
degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms drenched Georgia and the Carolinas with heavy rain, soaking
Columbia SC with 4.10 inches in three hours. Fresno CA was the hot spot in
the nation with a record high of 109 degrees. Duluth MN tied their record
for the month of August with a morning low of 39 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced large hail in
Montana and North Dakota during the evening and early nighttime hours. Hail
three inches in diameter was reported 20 miles south of Medora ND, and
thunderstorms over Dawson County MT produced up to three inches of rain.
Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail at Roundup MT, Dazey ND and
Protection KS. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
On this date in weather history...morning rains...falling at a rate of
over three inches an hour...produced flash flooding throughout Bell
county Kentucky in 1989. A bridge at Mill Creek was washed out and several
families were stranded at Old Jensen Road at York Branch. (Jackson KY
National Weather Service Office)


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