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1030 PM EDT Sun Sep 25 2016

Low clouds will spread into the central mountains overnight as the
winds shift to the southeast. Lows will dip back into the upper 30s
over the Poconos but only into the lower to mid 50s across the
southwest and south central mountains.

A cold front will push through the region late Monday and Monday
night, bringing a high likelihood of showers and scattered
thunderstorms. Highs will generally be between 65 and 75, with lows
in the upper 40s in the northwest to around 60 southeast.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County

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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
1100 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

ERIE           CLEAR     58  48  69 SE3       30.09F                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    56  45  66 E3        30.11F                  
FRANKLIN*        N/A     52  45  76 E3        30.13F                  
NEW CASTLE     FAIR      59  49  69 SE5       30.10F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        CLEAR     59  45  58 E8        30.13F                  
PITTSBURGH INT MOCLDY    63  47  55 CALM      30.08F                  
PITTSBURGH     PTCLDY    62  45  53 E6        30.09F                  
INDIANA*       CLEAR     57  48  72 E5        30.16S                  
LATROBE        PTCLDY    55  54  94 CALM      30.12F                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLEAR     52  46  82 CALM      30.10F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Sunday September 25, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 62 degrees west, near 57 degrees central, and near 59 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the east at 6 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 east at 3 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 62 degrees at pittsburgh. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Mount Pocono.

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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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A west coast hurricane moved onshore south of Los Angeles bringing
unprecedented rains along the southern coast of California. Nearly five and
a half inches of rain drenched Los Angeles during a 24 hour period. The
hurricane caused two million dollars damage, mostly to structures along the
coast and to crops, and claimed 45 lives at sea. "El Cordonazo" produced
5.66 inches of rain at Los Angeles and 11.6 inches of rain at Mount Wilson,
both records for the month of September. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
... 1947...
A camera that was mounted above a rocket captured a previously undetected 
tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico. (NWS)
Hurricane Emily crossed the island of Bermuda during the early morning.
Emily, moving northeast at 45 mph, produced wind gusts to 115 mph at
Kindley Field. The thirty-five million dollars damage inflicted by Emily
made it the worst hurricane to strike Bermuda since 1948. Parts of Michigan
and Wisconsin experienced their first freeze of the autumn. Snow and sleet
were reported in the Sheffield and Sutton areas of northeastern Vermont at
midday. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the Northern Pacific Coast brought rain and gale force
winds to the coast of Washington State. Fair weather prevailed across most
of the rest of the nation. (The National Weather Summary)
Twenty-three cities in the south central U.S. reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Topeka KS with a reading of 33
degrees, and Binghamton NY with a low of 25 degrees. Showers and
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Atlanta GA with 4.87 inches
of rain, their sixth highest total of record for any given day. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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