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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
725 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

A VERY WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS WILL REMAIN PARKED OVER THE REGION FOR 
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ALTHOUGH A STRAY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM IS 
POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON...THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD RAINFALL 
REMAINS LOW.

UNDER MAINLY CLEAR SKIES...LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S 
IN THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 70 DEGREES IN THE IMMEDIATE 
PHILADELPHIA AREA.

UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...HIGH TEMPERATURES BOTH 
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW 80S IN THE NORTHWEST 
MOUNTAINS AND THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS TO THE LOW 90S ACROSS 
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
800 PM EDT TUE SEP 01 2015

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           PTCLDY    78  65  63 CALM      30.07R                  
MEADVILLE      CLEAR     76  65  68 CALM      30.11R                  
FRANKLIN*      CLEAR     75  64  69 N3        30.12S                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      79  72  79 CALM      30.08S                  
BEAVER COUNTY  MOCLDY    82  66  57 CALM      30.09R                  
BUTLER*        MOCLDY    79  66  65 CALM      30.10R                  
PITTSBURGH INT MOCLDY    82  68  62 W3        30.08R                  
PITTSBURGH     PTCLDY    82  61  48 W7        30.08R                  
INDIANA*       CLEAR     79  68  69 CALM      30.12R                  
LATROBE        PTCLDY    79  66  65 CALM      30.09S                  
WASHINGTON CO* MOCLDY    73  68  83 CALM      30.10S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Tuesday September 01, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 82 degrees west, near 77 degrees central, and near 83 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the west at 7 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 east at 9 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Philadelphia and North Phila. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Mount Pocono.


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 
                    SEP 7-11     SEP 9-15   SEP        SEP-NOV                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal      Below                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

SEPTEMBER 1ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1894...
A forest fire driven by high winds burned down the town of Hinkley MN
killing 418 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1897...
Hailstone drifts six feet deep were reported in Washington County IA. (The
Weather Channel)
...1914...
The town of Bloomington MI was deluged with 9.78 inches of rain in 24 hours
to establish a state record. (31st-1st) (The Weather Channel)
...1955...
The temperature at Los Angeles CA soared to an all-time high of 110 degrees
during an eight day string of 100 degree weather. (David Ludlum)
...1979...
A home in Centerville TN was hit by lightning and totally destroyed. It
marked the third time that the house had been hit by lightning since being
built in 1970. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cool Canadian air invaded the Midwest. Six cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Indianapolis IN with a reading of 44
degrees. Hot weather continued in the northwestern U.S. Five cities
reported record high temperatures for the date, including Hanover WA, where
the mercury soared to 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced heavy rain in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Ely MN
was drenched with three inches of rain in two hours, and pelted with one
inch hail. The heavy rain flooded streets and basements, and the high water
pressure which resulted blew the covers off manholes. (The National Weather
Summary)(Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced severe weather in
Oklahoma during the late afternoon and evening hours. Thunderstorms
produced hail two inches in diameter west of Arapahoe, and wind gusts to 70
mph at Luther and south of Harrah. Early morning thunderstorms over Indiana
drenched Kokomo with five to eight inches of rain, and spawned a tornado
which injured three persons at Bruce Lake. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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