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National Weather Service State College PA
515 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

A weak and stalled out frontal boundary will maintain plenty of
clouds across the commonwealth today, along with a scattered
sprinkles. Temperatures to start the day today will range from 
the upper 30s to low 40s across northern and eastern Pennsylvania
to the lower 50s in the far west.

Partial clearing is expected this afternoon. It will be 
unseasonably warm, with highs ranging from the mid 50s in the 
Poconos to the mid 60s throughout the south-central valleys.

Looking ahead to Thursday, expect another unseasonably warm day.
highs will likely reach or exceed 60 across the north, and soar
past record highs and into the lower 70s across the south. 

Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy during the day Thursday with
a rain showers possible by the afternoon. There could even be a 
brief, afternoon or early evening thunderstorm in some locations.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
600 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           MOCLDY    52  44  74 S5        29.90F                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    52  44  74 S6        29.91F                  
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    48  39  71 S6        29.94S                  
NEW CASTLE     CLOUDY    52  45  77 W5        29.94S                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        CLOUDY    50  39  66 S3        29.95S                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    52  45  77 S3        29.94R                  
PITTSBURGH     CLOUDY    55  38  52 S6        29.94R                  
INDIANA*       CLOUDY    48  39  71 CALM      29.98S                  
LATROBE        CLOUDY    48  41  76 CALM      29.97R                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    50  45  81 CALM      29.97R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 500am EST, Wednesday February 22, 2017

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 54 degrees west, near 44 degrees central, and near 41 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are coming from the south 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 calm 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 54 degrees at pittsburgh. The lowest temperature is 37 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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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

FEBRUARY 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1773...
The memorable "Cold Sabbath" in New England history. Many persons froze
extremities while going to church. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
Although heat and dust prevailed in the spring and summer, early 1936
brought record cold to parts of the U.S. Sioux Center IA reported 42 inches
of snow on the ground, a state record. (20th-22nd) (The Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky