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National Weather Service State College PA
514 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2016

Widely scattered light rain and snow showers will diminish to
a few flurries tonight across northern and central Pennsylvania.
Winds will also subside as high pressure moves over the area. Low
temperatures will range from the upper 20s to low 30s. Another
chilly day tomorrow with high temperatures ranging from the mid
30s to mid 40s.

A fast moving weather system tracking from the Midwest to the
Northeast will bring rain and snow to Pennsylvania Sunday night
into early Monday. A light snow accumulation is likely across
northern Pennsylvania which may impact the Monday morning commute.
Precipitation is expected to end quickly by Monday afternoon with
mainly dry weather continuing through Monday night. Another period
of rain and snow is likely on Tuesday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County


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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
600 PM EST SAT DEC 03 2016

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ERIE           CLOUDY    42  34  73 W9        30.26S                  
MEADVILLE      LGT RAIN  35  32  88 W7        30.25S                  
FRANKLIN*        N/A     36  28  75 W7        30.25S                  
NEW CASTLE     CLOUDY    37  32  82 W5        30.28F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        CLOUDY    36  28  75 W6        30.29F                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    38  29  70 W5        30.27F                  
PITTSBURGH     CLOUDY    36  27  69 SW8       30.26F                  
INDIANA*       CLOUDY    36  30  80 W5        30.28S                  
LATROBE        CLOUDY    36  28  75 SW12      30.29S                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    36  25  64 SW7       30.29F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Saturday December 03, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 36 degrees west, near 39 degrees central, and near 48 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are coming from the southwest at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the west at 12 mph with gusts at 22 mph in the central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are coming from the northwest at 9 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 48 degrees at Philadelphia. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Johnstown.


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
                                 PENN                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                    DEC 9-13    DEC 11-17    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

DECEMBER 3RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1856...
A severe blizzard began to rage across Iowa and Kansas. It produced as much
as 16 inches of snow in Iowa. (David Ludlum)
...1926...
Yuma AZ was soaked with 1.10 inch of rain, and by the 10th of the month had
received 4.43 inches, making it the wettest December of record. The average
annual rainfall for Yuma is 3.38 inches. (3rd-10th) (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
Birmingham AL was drenched with 9.22 inches of rain in 24 hours. The rains
caused severe flash flooding which literally submerged traffic. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Stormy weather in the northwestern U.S. finally began to abate, but not
before Gold Beach OR was drenched with 7.94 inches of rain in 24 hours. Low
pressure spread snow from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Central
Appalachians. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Gale force winds ushered cold air into the northeastern U.S., and produced
snow squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 48 mph at
Buffalo NY. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in northern New
England. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 31 inches, at Limestone.
Presque Isle ME reported a record 30 inches of snow in 24 hours, along with
wind gusts to 46 mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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