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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
438 PM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

High pressure over Pennsylvania will bring the region fair and
chilly weather this weekend. Lows tonight will range from the 
teens over the northwest half of the state, to the 20s in the 
southeast. High temperatures on Sunday will range from the mid 
and upper 30s over the mountains of northern and central 
Pennsylvania, to the mid 40s across the southeast piedmont. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County

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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
500 PM EDT SAT MAR 24 2018

ERIE           FAIR      36  14  40 N10       30.20F                  
MEADVILLE      FAIR      34  15  46 NE9       30.14F                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      39  16  39 VRB7      30.11F                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      42  23  46 NW12      30.13F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  SUNNY     43  19  39 N7        30.12F                  
BUTLER*        FAIR      42  16  34 VRB6      30.11F                  
PITTSBURGH INT PTSUNNY   41  17  38 N5        30.10F                  
PITTSBURGH     FAIR      41  18  39 N7        30.09F                  
INDIANA*       SUNNY     43  19  39 VRB6      30.11F                  
LATROBE        PTSUNNY   39  18  41 NW3       30.11F                  
WASHINGTON CO* FAIR      42  20  41 NE9       30.13F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 41 degrees west, near 46 degrees central, and near 48 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, sunny central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 25%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. Winds are coming from the north at 7 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northwest at 9 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northwest at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Reading, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Allentown. The lowest temperature is 34 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County
Hazardous report currently not available
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 30-APR 3  APR 1-APR 7    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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