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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
100 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE CLOUDY 36 34 92 W14G22 30.04F FOG MEADVILLE CLOUDY 35 33 92 W10 30.03S FOG FRANKLIN* N/A 36 32 87 W10 30.04S NEW CASTLE CLOUDY 38 35 89 W10 30.08S BEAVER COUNTY CLOUDY 37 34 87 MISG 30.07S BUTLER* CLOUDY 37 34 87 W9 30.08S PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY 40 35 83 W12G21 30.07S PITTSBURGH CLOUDY 40 33 76 W12G21 30.06S INDIANA* CLOUDY 39 37 93 W13 30.06R LATROBE CLOUDY 39 36 87 W16 30.07R WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY 39 34 81 W9 30.09F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Wednesday January 18, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 40 degrees west, near 43 degrees central, and near 47 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 12 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 21 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the north at 9 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 34 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.
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 JAN 23-27 JAN 25-JAN 31 JAN JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above 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
JANUARY 18TH HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1857... A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard. Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts of snow blocked transportation. Richmond VA was cut off from Washington DC for a week. (David Ludlum) ...1973... A baby was carried 300 to 400 yards by the strong winds of a tornado at Corey LA, yet received only minor injuries. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the south central U.S. blanketed Oklahoma City with eight inches of snow, their highest total since 1948. Snowfall totals in Oklahoma ranged up to 13 inches at Gage, with drifts five feet high. Roof collapses across the state resulted in seven million dollars damage. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A storm in the southwestern U.S. produced a 15 to 20 foot surf along the southern coast of California resulting in more than fifty million dollars damage. A small tornado in Orange County CA lifted a baseball dugout fifteen feet into the air and deposited it in the street, 150 yards away. The same storm also produced 26 inches of snow at Duck Creek UT. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... While fair and mild weather prevailed across the forty-eight states, bitter cold gripped Alaska. The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks was 30 degrees below zero. Thunderstorms along the western Gulf coast drenched parts of southwest Houston with more than four inches of rain. (National Weather Summary) ...1990... A winter storm produced heavy snow and high winds across the southwestern U.S. Snowfall totals ranged up to 18 inches at Lake Arrowhead CA and Ashford AZ. High winds in New Mexico gusted to 100 mph east of Albuquerque. Unseasonably warm weather continued from Texas to the Atlantic coast. Twenty cities reported record high temperatures for the date including Roanoke VA with a reading of 71 degrees. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky