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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1010 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NOVA SCOTIA LATE THURSDAY WILL MOVE 
NORTHEAST. SNOW SHOWERS... FLURRIES AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
IN NORTHERN AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL END OVERNIGHT.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE EAST AND MAINTAIN
FAIR COLD WEATHER IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WEEKEND.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 20S
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 30S IN PHILADELPHIA.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FRIDAY WILL VARY FROM THE UPPER 20S
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 40S IN PHILADELPHIA.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County


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Hourly Observations For SUSQUEHANNA county
200 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SCRANTON       CLOUDY    34  23  64 W9        29.98S                  
MOUNT POCONO   CLOUDY    29  21  72 NW15G24   29.90S                  
ALLENTOWN      CLOUDY    36  24  62 W10       30.00S                  
QUAKERTOWN*    CLOUDY    36  25  64 NW6       30.00S                  
READING        CLOUDY    35  24  64 W12       30.02S                  
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    34  24  67 W14       30.04S                  
COATESVILLE    CLOUDY    34  28  80 NW10      30.03R                  
POTTSTOWN      CLOUDY    34  25  69 W6        30.03S                  
BLUE BELL      CLOUDY    36  28  75 W6        30.01R                  
DOYLESTOWN     CLOUDY    34  26  72 W7        29.99S                  
WILLOW GROVE   NOT AVBL                                               
NORTH PHILA    CLOUDY    38  24  57 W8        30.04R                  
PHILADELPHIA   CLOUDY    37  25  61 W10       30.04S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 200am EST, Friday December 19, 2014

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 27 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 37 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 9 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 9 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 10 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 38 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 23 degrees at Johnstown.


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

901 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK AND 
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT CENTRAL NEW YORK
AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A
WINTRY MIX WILL CHANGE TO A WIDESPREAD RAIN IN CENTRAL NEW YORK
AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY  WITH
STRONG WINDS AND SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING AS COLDER AIR SPREADS
INTO THE REGION LATER WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

THE SNOW SHOWERS AND WIND ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORM MAY DISRUPT
HOLIDAY TRAVEL. PAY ATTENTION TO LATER FORECASTS AS THERE IS
STILL PLENTY OF UNCERTAINTY CONCERNING THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF
THIS STORM SYSTEM.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For SUSQUEHANNA County, PA
Issued at 130 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING

OVERNIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
RAIN SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

WEDNESDAY
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

CHRISTMAS DAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 24-28 DEC 26-JAN 1   DEC        DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 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

DECEMBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1777...
The Continental Army moved into encampment at Valley Forge amidst stormy
winds and piercing cold. A relatively moderate winter followed. (David
Ludlum)
...1889...
Temperatures rose to record warm readings of 67 at Louisville and 68 at 
Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The Riverside Ranger Station in Yellowstone Park WY reported a low of 59
degrees below zero, a December record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
A tornado, 200 yards in width, killed two persons along its 15-mile path
from near Waldo to near Bueana Vista in southwestern Arkansas. People from
one house were carried 250 yards, and cars were said to have been carried
600 yards. (The Weather Channel)
...1967...
A record 83 inches of snow covered the ground at Flagstaff AZ. The heavy
snows inflicted great hardships on reservations. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
the Lower Mississippi Valley. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 90 mph
at Venus TX and Providence LA. Rain prevailed from the Southern Plains to
the Middle Mississippi Valley. Small stream flooding was reported around
Columbia MO. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure and a trailing cold front in the central U.S. brought snow and
high winds to parts of the Rocky Mountain Region. Winds in Colorado gusted
to 67 mph at La Junta. Thunderstorms along the same cold front produced
wind gusts to 65 mph at Kansas City MO. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow plagued the northern and central Rockies.
Snowfall totals in Montana ranged up to 12 inches at Lincoln, and wind
gusts in Colorado reached 97 mph at Squaw Mountain. Twelve cities in the
north central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Dickinson ND with a reading of 26 degrees below zero. Bismarck ND was the
cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 35 degrees below zero. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
The World record high sea level pressure of 32.03" of Hg was set in Tosontsengel, 
Mongolia. (NWS)

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