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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
400 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE CLOUDY 33 25 72 W15G26 30.02S MEADVILLE CLOUDY 30 22 72 W12G23 30.02R FRANKLIN* CLOUDY 30 21 69 W15G21 30.03R NEW CASTLE N/A 31 24 75 W14 30.08R BEAVER COUNTY CLOUDY 32 25 74 W12G22 30.07R BUTLER* CLOUDY 32 25 74 W6G16 30.07R PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY 33 24 69 W14G20 30.07R PITTSBURGH CLOUDY 32 22 66 W10 30.06R INDIANA* CLOUDY 32 25 74 NW13G24 30.06R LATROBE CLOUDY N/A N/A N/A W17G29 30.07R WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY 32 23 69 W10 30.10S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 400pm EST, Wednesday December 17, 2014
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 32 degrees west, near 36 degrees central, and near 50 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are coming from the west at 10 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the west at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph in the east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 50 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 29 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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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 DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Above Normal 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
DECEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1884... A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum) ...1924... A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David Ludlum) ...1929... An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship. A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with 2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12 degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December. Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108 inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky