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National Weather Service State College PA
1055 AM EDT Wed Oct 26 2016

The day started off on the chilly side, with temperatures in the the
mid 20s to lower 30s.

High clouds will be on the increase this afternoon. High
temperatures will range from the 40s across the mountains, to the
lower to mid 50s across the southwest and southeast counties.

Rain will overspread the Keystone state tonight, as a weak low
pressure system moves eastward. Some snow could mix with the rain
across the northern part the state, but no significant accumulation
is expected. Lows tonight will range from the lower 30s across the
northeast, mid to upper 30s across most of the region, to the lower
40s across the far west.

Thursday will be a wet and cool day, as the low pressure tracks
across the lower Great Lakes. Highs will be in the mid to upper 40s
across the north, to the 50s across the south and west.

Milder and mainly dry conditions are expected for the upcoming
weekend. A weak cold front to the north could touch off a few
showers, mainly across the north on Sunday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County

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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
100 PM EDT WED OCT 26 2016

ERIE           CLOUDY    45  30  55 E3        30.44F                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    40  29  64 E6        30.42F                  
FRANKLIN*        N/A     39  28  65 CALM      30.42F                  
NEW CASTLE     CLOUDY    44  34  67 E6        30.42F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  MOSUNNY   45  34  65 E6        30.41F                  
BUTLER*        CLOUDY    43  34  70 E8        30.43F                  
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    47  34  60 VRB6      30.40S                  
PITTSBURGH     MOSUNNY   48  31  51 VRB3      30.38F                  
INDIANA*       MOSUNNY   46  34  61 CALM      30.42F                  
LATROBE        PTSUNNY   48  36  61 VRB5      30.39F                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    48  34  57 E5        30.39F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Wednesday October 26, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 47 degrees west, near 41 degrees central, and near 48 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. Winds are variable at 6 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the northeast at 5 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 7 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at North Phila and Doylestown. The lowest temperature is 36 degrees at 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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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

New York City had their earliest substantial snow of record as four inches
blanketed the city. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Bismarck ND plunged to ten degrees below zero, the
earliest subzero reading of record for the city, and a record for the month
of October. (The Weather Channel)
Barrow AK received a record fifteen inches of snow, and also established a
24 hour precipitation record of 1.00 inch which lasted until the 21st of
July in 1987. (The Weather Channel)
A storm brought five to six inches of snow to Vermont and New Hampshire,
with up to ten inches reported in the mountains. (The Weather Channel)
A heat wave was in progress over the Northern Rockies, with record highs of
81 degrees at Sheridan WY and Billings MT.(Sandra and TI Richard Sanders -
Five cities in south central Texas reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Corpus Christi and Del Rio with readings of 93 degrees.
Laredo TX was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 98 degrees.
Thunderstorms moving over the Lower Mississsippi Valley deluged Lake
Charles LA with 2.70 inches of rain in one hour resulting in severe local
flooding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms moving out of northern Texas spawned five tornadoes in
Louisiana during the morning hours. The thunderstorms also produced wind
gusts to 75 mph at Jennings LA, and the driver of a vehicle was killed by a
falling tree near Coushatta LA. Snow squalls in the Lower Great Lakes
Region produced heavy snow in western New York State, with 12 inches
reported at Colden. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the north central U.S. Afternoon
highs of 78 degrees at Alpena MI, 75 degrees at Duluth MN, 79 degrees at
Fargo ND, 77 degrees at International Falls MN, 76 degrees at Marquette MI,
75 degrees at Sault Ste Marie MI, and 80 degrees at Saint Cloud MN, were
all the warmest of record for so late in the season. Morning lows of 63
degrees at Concordia KS and Omaha NE were the warmest of record for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)

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