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National Weather Service State College PA
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

High pressure will move off the eastern seaboard overnight allowing
a frontal boundary to approach from the midwest states. Scattered
showers are possible over western Pennsylvania after midnight.
Elsewhere across the state, it will remain dry. Low temperatures
will drop into the 60s.

Thunderstorms are possible across most of the Keystone state on
Thursday afternoon and evening with an isolated severe storm risk
focused toward Lake Erie and over western Pennsylvania. High
temperatures will top out in the 80s by late afternoon.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For WESTMORELAND County

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Hourly Observations For WESTMORELAND county
300 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

ERIE           LGT RAIN  76  69  79 S16       29.94F                  
MEADVILLE      CLOUDY    71  65  81 S9        30.01F                  
FRANKLIN*      CLOUDY    72  64  78 S10       30.06S                  
NEW CASTLE     LGT RAIN  75  69  81 VRB7      30.03F                  
BEAVER COUNTY  NOT AVBL                                               
BUTLER*        NOT AVBL                                               
PITTSBURGH INT CLOUDY    75  66  73 S7        30.05F                  
PITTSBURGH     MOCLDY    73  65  75 S8        30.07F                  
INDIANA*       PTCLDY    68  64  88 CALM      30.12S                  
LATROBE        MOCLDY    68  68 100 SW6       30.09F                  
WASHINGTON CO* CLOUDY    73  66  78 S5        30.08F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Thursday August 25, 2016

Across Pennsylvania...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 69 degrees central, and near 70 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are coming from the south at 8 mph in the west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 3 mph in the central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are coming from the southwest at 8 mph in the east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Erie. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Mount Pocono and ClearField.

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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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                AUG 30-SEP 3  SEP 1-SEP 7    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A tornado hit Washington, DC during the burning of the Capitol and killed 
invading British soldiers. (NWS Louisville)
A severe hurricane struck South Carolina causing 1.3 million dollars damage
at Charleston. (David Ludlum)
New Jersey experienced its coldest August morning of record, with lows of
32 degrees at Layton and Charlotteburg. (The Weather Channel)
Morning thunderstorms produced heavy rain in eastern Nebraska and
southwestern Iowa. Stanton IA reported 10.50 inches of rain. Water was
reported up to the handle of automobiles west of Greenwood NE. Rainfall
totals for a two day period ranged from 7 to 14 inches across southwestern
Iowa. Crop damage was in the millions for both states. Subsequent flooding
of streams in Iowa the last week of August caused millions of dollars
damage to crops, as some streams crested ten feet above flood stage. (Storm
Seven cities in California reported record high temperatures for the date,
including Sacramento with an afternoon reading of 104 degrees.
Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in Arizona. Chino Valley was
drenched with 2.50 inches of rain in just thirty minutes washing out a
couple of streets in town. (The National Weather Summary)
Morning thunderstorms drenched Spencer IN with 4.10 inches of rain in three
hours causing extensive street flooding. Evening thunderstorms in eastern
Kansas produced up to six inches of rain around Emporia, and four inches of
rain in just forty-five minutes near Parsons, and also produced wind gusts
to 70 mph at Lake Melvern. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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