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National Weather Service State College PA
430 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

Clouds will persist overnight as a weak disturbance approaches from 
the Ohio Valley. A few light rain showers are possible with low 
temperatures in the 30s statewide.

A developing southerly flow will bring even milder air into the 
region for Tuesday. There will be an increasing chance for showers 
from west to east through the day, as low pressure approaches from 
the Mississippi Valley. Some thunder is possible late in the day 
across the far west. High temperatures will range from the low 50s 
in north-central Pennsylvania to the low 60s across the valleys of 
the south.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
700 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           CLOUDY    41  24  51 CALM      30.26S                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    42  29  59 S5        30.25R                  
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    39  28  65 SW6       30.28R                  
NEW CASTLE     CLOUDY    41  36  82 S5        30.29R                  
BEAVER COUNTY  DRIZZLE   39  36  87 CALM      30.27R                  
BUTLER*        CLOUDY    41  36  81 S5        30.29R                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    41  39  93 S8        30.27R                  
PITTSBURGH     CLOUDY    41  37  86 S7        30.28R                  
INDIANA*       CLOUDY    41  39  93 S5        30.31F                  
LATROBE        CLOUDY    41  41 100 S7        30.31S                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    39  37  93 CALM      30.30S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 700pm EST, Monday February 27, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 41 degrees west, near 41 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, drizzle central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. 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 not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are coming from the south at 6 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 52 degrees at North Phila. The lowest temperature is 38 degrees at Mount Pocono and 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
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 5-MAR 9 MAR 7-MAR 13    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

FEBRUARY 27TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1717...
What was perhaps the greatest snow in New England history commenced on this
date. During a ten day period a series of four snowstorms dumped three feet
of snow upon Boston, and the city was snowbound for two weeks. Up to six
feet of snow was reported farther to the north, and drifts covered many one
story homes. (David Ludlum)
...1969...
A record snowstorm in Maine came to an end. Two to four feet of snow buried
southern and central Maine, with a state record of 57 inches reported at
West Forks. Drifts covered many single story homes, and the weight of the
snow collapsed many roofs. Two to four feet of snow also buried
northeastern Vermont and northeastern Massachusetts. In New Hampshire,
Mount Washington NH reported 97.8 inches of snow, a record storm total for
New England. (24th-28th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm spread heavy snow into the Central High Plains Region, and produced
severe thunderstorms in the Southern Plains. Snowfall totals in western
Nebraska ranged up to 19 inches at Sydney. Severe thunderstorms in Oklahoma
produced baseball size hail at Stringtown and Atoka. A storm in the eastern
U.S. produced heavy rain over the Carolinas and heavy snow in the southern
Appalachians and piedmont region. Five inches of rain left four feet of
water in the streets of Greenville SC. Snowfall totals in southwestern
Virginia ranged up to 20 inches. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms along a cold front produced heavy rain in southern
California, with up to 2.52 inches reported in Ventura County. Strong winds
accompanying the rain gusted to 55 mph in the Tehachapi Mountains. Rapid
City SD established a February record with an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Rain and snow prevailed in the southeastern U.S. Up to eight inches of snow
blanketed north central Tennessee, and snowfall totals in western North
Carolina ranged up to 14 inches at Mount Mitchell. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
A winter storm produced heavy snow in southeastern Colorado, with 12 inches
reported at Lamar. The same storm produced severe thunderstorms over the
Southern High Plains, with wind gusts to 93 mph reported at the White Sands
Missile Range in New Mexico. Low pressure brought high winds to the Prince
William Sound area of Alaska. Big River Lakes reported wind gusts to 92
mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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