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LEHIGH COUNTY
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Lehigh County
Issued - October 23 2014 8:51 am EDT
Update - October 23, 2014 10:17am EDT
Expires -

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
851 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO
SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, AND NORTHERN DELAWARE
THROUGH THIS MORNING. UP TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN
CAN BE EXPECTED, ALONG WITH NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 10 TO 20 MPH,
GUSTING AT TIMES TO 25 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL HOLD MOSTLY IN THE
UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

KLINE


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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 23-Oct-2014 @ 10:25am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Solar Field
Currently Outside: Warmer 0.1°F than last hour.

50.3°F

Cold
High Today
51.0°F
12:00 AM
Low Today
48.9°F
5:33 AM
Yest High
55.6°F
2:37 PM
Yest Low
50.4°F
1:18 AM
Rec* High
85.0°F
1947
Rec* Low
24.0°F
1997
* Records from Weather Underground
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Overcast and gloomy, Dry Overcast and gloomy, Dry

Wind from NW Wind:  NW
7.0

Gusting to:
8 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.02 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
0.5 of 232
Today

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Showers
Likely
Hi 55 °F
Tonight

Slight Chc Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
Showers
Lo 44 °F
Friday

Partly Sunny
Partly
Sunny
Hi 65 °F
APCI Solar Field Facing SE
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Increased 0.1°F since last hour. 44.4°F
Last Hour: Increased 0.1°F since last hour. 0.1°F
High 12:00 AM: 46.0°F
Low 7:30 AM: 43.4°F
Record High: 77.7°F on
9/11/2013
Record Low: -15.9°F on
1/7/2014
Wetbulb: 47.5°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.02 in
Storm Rain: 0.16 in
Yesterday: 0.15 in
Last 7 Days: 0.47 in
Oct Rain: 2.68 in
Oct to Date
  Avg:10
2.78 in
Oct to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 0.1 in for the month 0.10 in
Oct Avg: 3.87 in
Diff from Avg: Under 1.19 in for the month 1.19 in
Season:1 40.73 in
YTD
  Avg:11
37.65 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 3.08 in for the year 3.08 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
10/23/2014
at 1:17 AM
114 rain days in 2014
13 days in October
0 days since last rain
Current: NW  7.0 mph
1Hr Average: 7.7 mph
Wind Run: 79.60 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 8 mph mph
Today: 24 mph 12:15 AM
Month: 29 mph Oct-22
Year: 49 mph May-24
Record Gust: 66 mph
1/24/2013
Sunlight:
10 hrs 48 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 45% 55%
Which is
2 min 31 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
NEW MOON, 29 days, 8 hours, 11 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: No Change 80%
Last Hour: No Change 0%
High 1:04 AM: 86%
Low 9:37 AM: 78%
Record High: 100%
8/25/2011
Record Low: 13%
4/21/2014
Current: Rising 0.011  inHg/hr 29.824 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 12:00 AM: 29.840 in.
Low 6:53 AM: 29.792 in.
Record High: 30.865 inHg
10/9/2013
Record Low: 28.440 inHg
10/29/2012
Heating Degree Days Snow3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 6.4
Oct: 185.9
2014 to Date: 4164.0
Cooling Degree Days
2014 to Date: 740.4
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Oct Snow: Under 0.079 in for the month 0.00 in
Oct Avg: 0.08 in
Diff from Avg: -0.08 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in October
0 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
//
Average 1st Snow:
Current: 47.1°F
Low 8:04 AM: 42.2°F
Yesterday: 44.3°F
Record: -26.1°F
1/7/2014
Quality
Index6:

25


Good
Density:
1.237 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.0
Sunburn in
N/A Minutes
Highest:
10:04 AM
0.5
72 W/m2
15%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
10:14 AM
113  W/m2 Record:1426 W/m2
Almanac Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Morning
YTD Avg Temp: 53.3°F
Sunrise: 7:22 AM
Sunset: 6:10 PM
Moonrise: 6:57 AM
Moonset: 6:05 PM
Full Moon: 10/8/2014
New Moon: 21:57 UTC
10/23/2014
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.04 in
7-Days Rain: 0.47 in
7-Days ET: 0.45 in
7-Day:  0.017 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.017 in
October:  1.21 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 1.21 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
103.3°F
7/22/2011
-1.7°F
1/4/2014
Daytime Records
  94.8°F
7/07/2012
  4.3°F
1/07/2014
Nitetime Records
  83.3°F
7/18/2012
  3.2°F
1/04/2014
ICN:18 | S3C2:1 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.6 | RCP:100%
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.   4 Updated at Noon Central Time.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.   10 Historical average only to day 23 of just the month of October for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 23 of October for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Showers
Likely
Hi 55 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Local station forecast: SHOWERS LIKELY. BREEZY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
Tonight

Slight Chc Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
Showers
Lo 44 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Friday

Partly Sunny
Partly
Sunny
Hi 65 °F
Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 40 °F
Saturday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 65 °F
Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 45 °F
Sunday

Breezy
Breezy

Hi 61 °F
Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 40 °F
Monday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 64 °F
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