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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1030 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE NEW ENGLAND STATES WILL
KEEP PENNSYLVANIA PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST. 

SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS ANOTHER WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES
THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC STATES. THESE SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE TODAY AND TUESDAY WILL VARY FROM THE LOWER 50S
IN ERIE TO THE LOWER 70S IN THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY. LOW
TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW 40S THROUGH THE NORTH
TO THE MID 50S IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 PM EDT MON MAY 02 2016

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           CLOUDY    49  42  77 NE14      29.99F                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    46  44  93 N7        29.98R                  
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    54  46  76 N7        29.97S                  
NEW CASTLE     CLOUDY    54  47  77 NW6       29.97R                  
BEAVER COUNTY  CLOUDY    57  50  77 N7        29.95S                  
BUTLER*        CLOUDY    61  50  67 N7        29.96S                  
PITTSBURGH INT PTSUNNY   64  51  62 N14       29.92R                  
PITTSBURGH     MOSUNNY   67  53  61 NW10G21   29.90R                  
INDIANA*       CLOUDY    66  54  63 NW9G16    29.94R                  
LATROBE        MOSUNNY   70  57  64 NW12G17   29.90S                  
WASHINGTON CO* MOSUNNY   70  57  64 NW8       29.91S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Monday May 02, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 67 degrees west, near 72 degrees central, and near 58 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the northwest at 10 mph with gusts at 21 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 23 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 5 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at State College. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Meadville.


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 7-11     MAY 9-15    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      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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MAY 2ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1897...
Louisville, Kentucky's  coolest May high temperature: 42 degrees. (NWS Louisville)

...1899...
A storm buried Havre MT under 24.8 inches of snow, an all-time record for
that location. The water equivalent of 2.48 inches was a record 24 hour
total for the month of May. (The Weather Channel)

...1920...
A swarm of tornadoes in Rogers, Mayes and Cherokee Counties in Oklahoma
killed 64 persons. (David Ludlum)

...1929...
Virginia's worst tornado disaster occurred. Six tornadoes, two of which
were west of the Blue Mountains, killed 22 people. Twelve children and a
teacher were killed at Rye Cove, in Scott County. Four schools were
destroyed by the storms. (The Weather Channel)

...1940...
Bowling Green, Kentucky's coolest May high temperature: 47 degrees. (NWS Louisville)

...1954...
An F1 tornado struck Ohio County, Kentucky. (NWS Louisville)

...1959...
Louisville Kentucky's hottest Derby Day temperature: 94 degrees. (NWS Louisville)


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