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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 
1030 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA LATE TUESDAY 
WILL GRADUALLY MOVE SOUTHWARD TO THE MASON DIXON LINE WEDNESDAY 
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE 
POSSIBLE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE WARM FAIR WEATHER THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 60S IN PHILADELPHIA.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WEDNESDAY WILL VARY FROM THE MID 60S
IN THE NORTHERN ALLEGHENIES TO THE UPPER 70S IN PITTSBURGH.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 AM EDT WED MAY 06 2015

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           LGT RAIN  51  50  96 CALM      30.23F FOG              
MEADVILLE      LGT RAIN  59  57  93 VRB3      30.23F VSB 1/2          
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    57  55  94 E5        30.26F                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      59  59 100 CALM      30.24F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        PTCLDY    57  55  94 NE6       30.25F                  
PITTSBURGH INT FOG       60  59  96 N6        30.23S VSB 1/16         
PITTSBURGH     CLEAR     61  55  81 N3        30.21F                  
INDIANA*       CLOUDY    57  57 100 CALM      30.27S FOG              
LATROBE        PTCLDY    57  57 100 CALM      30.24S FOG              
WASHINGTON CO* MOCLDY    55  54  94 CALM      30.23F VSB 1/2          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Wednesday May 06, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 59 degrees central, and near 67 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog central. Winds are coming from the north at 3 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 51 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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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAY 11-15    MAY 13-19   MAY        MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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MAY 6TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1933...
Charleston SC was deluged with 10.57 inches of rain, an all- time 24 hour
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
A massive tornado hit Omaha NE killing three persons, injuring 133 others,
and causing 150 million dollars damage. The tornado struck during the late
afternoon moving northeastward through the industrial and residential areas
of west central Omaha, and lifting over the northern section of the city.
The twister, which cut a swath ten miles long and as much as a quarter of a
mile wide, was the mostly costly in U.S. history up til that time. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Eighteen cities in California and Oregon reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 91 degrees at Portland OR, 101 degrees at Medford
OR, and 104 degrees at Sacramento CA, were the warmest of record for so
early in the season. (The National Weather Summary)


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