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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
306 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

PLENTIFUL SUNSHINE AND A SOUTHWESTERLY BREEZE WILL WARM THE 
TEMPERATURES INTO THE 70S TO NEAR 80 DEGREES STATEWIDE TODAY.

FOR MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY...EXPECT PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND
INCREASING HUMIDITY. MORNING LOWS WILL BE IN THE 50S EXCEPT IN THE
LARGER CITIES WHERE IT MAY STAY AT OR ABOVE 60. AFTERNOON HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE EVEN WARMER THAN TODAY AND REACH THE LOW TO
MID 80S...WHICH WILL BE ABOUT 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. A VERY
ISOLATED SHOWER OR TWO IS POSSIBLE ONLY IN THE WESTERN THIRD OF
THE STATE LATE IN THE DAY ON MONDAY.

EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. AS THE HUMIDITY INCREASES...SHOWERS WILL ALSO
BECOME MORE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE STATE EACH DAY. 

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           CLEAR     52  36  54 S5        30.29F                  
MEADVILLE      CLEAR     53  36  52 S3        30.31F                  
FRANKLIN*      CLEAR     48  34  57 CALM      30.34S                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      44  42  93 CALM      30.33F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        CLEAR     43  39  87 NE5       30.35S                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLEAR     51  42  71 CALM      30.32S                  
PITTSBURGH     CLEAR     51  41  68 S7        30.32F                  
INDIANA*       PTCLDY    45  41  87 E3        30.38S                  
LATROBE        CLEAR     43  43 100 CALM      30.36F                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLEAR     43  37  81 CALM      30.35S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Sunday May 24, 2015

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 51 degrees west, near 47 degrees central, and near 55 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. 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 coming from the south at 8 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 35 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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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 29-JUN 2 MAY 31-JUN 6   MAY        MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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

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MAY 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1894...
Six inches of snow blanketed Kentucky. Just four days earlier as much as
ten inches of snow had fallen across Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. Six
days earlier a violent storm had wrecked nine ships on Lake Michigan.
(David Ludlum)
... 1925...
Lexington, KY's latest snowflakes (just a trace fell). (Louisville NWS)
...1930...
A tornado touched down near the town of Pratt KS and traveled at the
incredibly slow speed of just 5 mph. (The Weather Channel)
...1940...
Hail fell near Ada OK to a depth of six to eight inches, and rainfall
runoff left drifts of hail up to five feet high. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
In the Memorial Tournament, Tom Watson shot a 69 in the second round 
in rain, freezing temperatures, and 30 mph winds in Dublin, Ohio. That was 
10 strokes better than the average of the rest of the golfers that day. He 
continued to play well and won the tournament. He said he was used to it 
since he is from Kansas City.
... 2000...
A tornado (F0) touched down briefly along Liberty Church Road in Auburn 
(Logan County), KY. An F0 tornado also quickly touched down in Bowling Green.
(NWS Louisville)

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