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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
200 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ERIE CLOUDY 27 25 92 E5 30.19R MEADVILLE FOG 23 23 100 CALM 30.14R VSB 1/4 FRANKLIN* FOG 23 21 93 CALM 30.14R VSB 3/4 NEW CASTLE FAIR 20 18 92 CALM 30.16R FOG BEAVER COUNTY NOT AVBL BUTLER* CLOUDY 22 21 96 CALM 30.16R PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY 38 27 64 SW6 30.15R PITTSBURGH CLEAR 33 23 66 S8 30.15R INDIANA* CLEAR 21 19 93 CALM 30.20R LATROBE CLEAR 32 25 74 S8 30.18R WASHINGTON CO* CLEAR 35 25 66 SW3 30.20R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 100am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017
Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 34 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 37 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are coming from the south at 8 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 37 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 21 degrees at Indiana.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WESTMORELAND County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
Current FORECAST not available 12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Pennsylvania
PENN --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 22-26 DEC 24-30 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Above 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