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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
444 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

Summer-like warmth and humidity is in store for the Memorial Day
holiday weekend as the Bermuda high sets up off the East Coast.
The influx of humidity will lead to a chance for showers and 
thunderstorms, especially in the afternoons.

High temperatures today and Sunday will be in the 80s. A pop up
shower or storm will remain possible on Memorial Day with highs
generally in the upper 70s to mid 80s.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County

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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
900 AM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018

ERIE           FAIR      74  58  57 S8        29.83S                  
MEADVILLE      FAIR      68  59  73 S6        29.88R                  
FRANKLIN*      FAIR      68  60  75 SW6       29.90S                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      71  65  81 VRB3      29.90R                  
BEAVER COUNTY  SUNNY     75  64  69 CALM      29.90                   
BUTLER*        FAIR      72  65  78 SW7       29.91R                  
PITTSBURGH INT PTSUNNY   75  65  70 W7        29.89S                  
PITTSBURGH     FAIR      72  68  87 SW6       29.90R                  
INDIANA*       SUNNY     72  68  88 W6        29.95R                  
LATROBE        SUNNY     73  70  88 SW10      29.92R                  
WASHINGTON CO* FAIR      74  68  81 SW5       29.93S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Saturday May 26, 2018

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 72 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 76 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the southwest at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the south at 7 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 10 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at WilliamSport.

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 
                MAY 31-JUN 4  JUN 2-JUN 8    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought
all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path 
east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville 
weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and 
threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower, 
11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few 
indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the
ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty
minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of
destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101
persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at
Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David
An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high 
winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day. 
Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7 
inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57 
inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall 
record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New 
Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville)
An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was 
destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path 
through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars 
in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in 
Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)


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