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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE CLOUDY 16 6 65 NW9G18 30.33R WCI 4 MEADVILLE LGT SNOW 14 6 70 NW12G21 30.25S VSB 1 WCI 0 FRANKLIN* CLOUDY 16 5 62 NW13G26 30.23S WCI 2 NEW CASTLE LGT SNOW 16 10 79 W8 30.33R WCI 5 BEAVER COUNTY LGT SNOW 18 10 73 NW12G20 30.29R WCI 5 BUTLER* CLOUDY 18 9 68 W8G21 30.27R WCI 7 PITTSBURGH INT LGT SNOW 18 9 68 NW16G29 30.28R WCI 3 PITTSBURGH FLURRIES 18 5 57 NW16G24 30.26R WCI 3 INDIANA* CLOUDY 19 10 68 NW15G23 30.22R WCI 5 LATROBE LGT SNOW 19 10 68 W12G17 30.26R WCI 7 WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY 19 7 58 NW10G20 30.31R WCI 8
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300pm EST, Friday January 30, 2015
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 18 degrees west, near 23 degrees central, and near 40 degrees east. Current sky conditions are flurries west, light snow central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 5 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. Winds are coming from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and flurries. The wind chill is near 3 degrees west. Winds are coming from the northwest at 10 mph with gusts at 18 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 12 degrees central. Winds are coming from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 33 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The livestock cold stress index is in the danger category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 41 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 13 degrees at Bradford.
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 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 FEB 4-FEB 8 FEB 6-FEB 12 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Below Below Normal Normal .... 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
JANUARY 30TH HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1936... Birmingham AL established a single storm record and 24 hour record with 11 inches of snow. (29th-30th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1966... Record cold was experienced throughout Kentucky, with Louisville falling to -9, Lexington -10, and Bowling Green -11. (NWS Louisville) ...1977... The great "Buffalo Blizzard" finally abated after three days. The storm added a foot of new snow to 33 inches already on the ground. Winds gusting to 75 mph reduced visibilities to near zero, produced snow drifts twenty-five feet high, and kept wind chill readings 50 degrees below zero. The blizzard paralyzed the city, and caused 250 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A winter storm brought more heavy snow to the North Atlantic Coast Region, with 13.6 inches reported at Hiram ME. January proved to be the snowiest of record for much of Massachusetts. Worcester MA reported an all-time monthly record of 46.8 inches of snow. (National Weather Summary) ...1988... Strong southerly winds, gusting to 53 mph at Kansas City MO, spread warm air into the central U.S. Nineteen cities reported record high temperatures for the date. Snow and strong northwest winds ushered cold arctic air into the north central states. The temperature at Cutbank plunged from 54 degrees to a morning low of 7 degrees below zero. (National Weather Summary) ...1989... The temperature at McGrath AK dipped to 62 degrees below zero, and Fairbanks reported a reading of 51 degrees below zero, with unofficial readings in the area as cold as 75 degrees below zero. The massive dome of bitterly cold air began to slide down western Canada toward the north central U.S. Strong southwest winds ahead of the arctic front pushed the temperature at Great Falls MT to 62 degrees, and gusted to 124 mph at Choteau MT, overturning trucks and mobile homes, and a dozen empty railroad cars. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... A major winter storm produced heavy snow from Indiana to New England. It was the biggest storm in two and a half years for eastern New York State. Snowfall totals in the mountains of Maine ranged up to 20 inches at Guilford and Lovell. Other heavy snowfall totals included 17 inches at Utica NY, and 19 inches at Bethel VT, Ludlow VT, and New London NH. The storm claimed three lives in eastern New York State, and four lives in Vermont. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky