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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
500 PM EDT THU OCT 19 2017
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE MOSUNNY 65 55 70 W14 30.07S MEADVILLE CLOUDY 67 49 52 SW9 30.11S FRANKLIN* CLOUDY 66 47 50 SW10 30.12F NEW CASTLE FAIR 71 48 43 SW12G17 30.13F BEAVER COUNTY SUNNY 72 46 40 W12 30.14F BUTLER* CLOUDY 69 48 47 SW12 30.14F PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY 70 45 40 SW10G20 30.15F PITTSBURGH SUNNY 69 42 37 SW13G23 30.15F INDIANA* SUNNY 68 45 42 W12G20 30.17F LATROBE PTSUNNY 66 45 45 SW10 30.17F WASHINGTON CO* SUNNY 69 44 40 W12G17 30.19F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 69 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph in the west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the west at 14 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the southwest at 12 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at WilliamSport. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Johnstown.
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
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above Normal Above Precipitation: Normal 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
/////////////////////////// OCTOBER 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1844... The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum) ...1961... Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky