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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
900 AM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE FAIR 74 58 57 S8 29.83S MEADVILLE FAIR 68 59 73 S6 29.88R FRANKLIN* FAIR 68 60 75 SW6 29.90S NEW CASTLE FAIR 71 65 81 VRB3 29.90R BEAVER COUNTY SUNNY 75 64 69 CALM 29.90 BUTLER* FAIR 72 65 78 SW7 29.91R PITTSBURGH INT PTSUNNY 75 65 70 W7 29.89S PITTSBURGH FAIR 72 68 87 SW6 29.90R INDIANA* SUNNY 72 68 88 W6 29.95R LATROBE SUNNY 73 70 88 SW10 29.92R WASHINGTON CO* FAIR 74 68 81 SW5 29.93S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Saturday May 26, 2018
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 72 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 76 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at WilliamSport.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 31-JUN 4 JUN 2-JUN 8 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Normal Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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
///////////////////////// MAY 26TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1771... A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1894... A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower, 11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville) ...1917... A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101 persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David Ludlum) ...1965... An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville) ...1967... A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day. Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7 inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57 inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville) ...1968... An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville) ...1989... A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky