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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
327 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED ON THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL CONTINUE
TO PROVIDE FAIR WEATHER IN PENNSYLVANIA TODAY. LOW PRESSURE
MOVING EAST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WILL BRING INCREASING
CLOUDINESS AND THE CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW TO THE STATE FOR THE
START OF THE WEEK.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 40S IN THE
NORTHERN ALLEGHENIES TO THE UPPER 40S IN PHILADELPHIA AND
PITTSBURGH. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S IN THE
WEST TO UPPER 20S IN THE EAST. HIGHS MONDAY WILL REBOUND INTO THE
MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 AM EST SUN FEB 07 2016

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           CLEAR     30  18  60 S7        30.14S                  
MEADVILLE      CLEAR     28  15  58 S6        30.13R                  
FRANKLIN*      CLEAR     27  12  54 SW5       30.15S                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      28  17  63 CALM      30.17S                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        CLEAR     27  12  54 CALM      30.19S                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLEAR     27  13  55 CALM      30.16F                  
PITTSBURGH     CLEAR     31  14  49 S7        30.16S                  
INDIANA*       CLEAR     23  19  86 CALM      30.19S                  
LATROBE        CLEAR     23  16  74 CALM      30.18F                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLEAR     21  16  79 CALM      30.16F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EST, Sunday February 07, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 31 degrees west, near 29 degrees central, and near 33 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are coming from the south 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 calm 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 33 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 19 degrees at .


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 
                   FEB 12-16    FEB 14-20    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      Above      Above                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

FEBRUARY 7TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1861...
The temperature at Gouverneur NY bottomed out at -40 degrees, a drop of 70
degrees in one day. Two days later the mercury hit 55 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
Hanover NH plunged from 37 degrees at 1 PM on the 7th to 32 degrees below
zero at 7 AM on the 8th, and West Cummington MA plummeted 80 degrees to -32
degrees. Boston MA plunged from 46 degrees to -14 degrees, and on the 11th
was back up to 60 degrees. (7th-8th) (The Weather Channel)
...1904...
Between 3:00 and 4:30 a.m., tornadoes, unofficially of F2 strength, hit the 
Kentucky communities of Cornishville, Dundee, and Cecilia, KY. (NWA Louisville)
...1934...
A deep freeze made it possible to drive from Bay Shore to Fire Island NY.
(Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1978...
The great blizzard of '78 was coming to an end on this February day. Boston 
ended up with 27.1 inches of new snow while up to 50 inches fell in 
northern Rhode Island. A tremendous east/northeasterly gradient wind 
developed as a deep low pressure system bucked up against an enormous high 
to the north. This caused wind gusts as high as 92 mph at Chatham 
Massachusetts. East facing coastal regions were devastated by 4 successive 
high tides. The 14 foot tide recorded at Portland Maine was perhaps the 
highest recorded for the century. The storm caused 99 deaths...and total 
damage was over 600 million dollars.  
Even Kentucky experienced an impact as the London Corbin Airport set a 
noteworthy record during this storm. Cold air surged deep into the 
southern United States with record low temperatures set as far south as the 
Gulf Coast. In London...the low temperature plunged to minus 10 degrees on 
the morning of the seventh...which still stands in the record books as the 
daily low. Lexington reported minus 9 and Covington minus 10 degrees.
(NWS Jackson, KY and UKAWC)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky