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LEHIGH COUNTY
National Weather Service -
icon SHORT TERM FORECAST
Lehigh County
Issued - October 21 2014 3:17 pm EDT
Update - October 21, 2014 3:49pm EDT
Expires -

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
317 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP DURING THE MIDDLE AND LATE
AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MARYLAND, NORTHERN DELAWARE
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, AND CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY. THESE
SHOWERS WILL BE SCATTERED IN COVERAGE AND FOCUSED MAINLY WEST OF
INTERSTATE 95 THROUGH 6 PM. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS ALSO
POSSIBLE.

JRK


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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 21-Oct-2014 @ 3:50pm  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Solar Field
Currently Outside: Warmer 1°F than last hour.

64.7°F

Comfortable
High Today
64.7°F
3:49 PM
Low Today
49.6°F
7:31 AM
Yest High
59.9°F
3:47 PM
Yest Low
34.0°F
6:41 AM
Rec* High
85.0°F
1947
Rec* Low
23.0°F
1972
* Records from Weather Underground
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Sunny, Dry Sunny, Dry

Wind from WSW Wind:  WSW
3.4

Gusting to:
3 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.04 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
0.4 of 232
Late
Afternoon

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 65 °F
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 45 °F
Wednesday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Rain
Likely
Hi 58 °F
APCI Solar Field Facing SE
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 50.0°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 0.3°F
High 11:48 AM: 52.6°F
Low 12:01 AM: 46.9°F
Record High: 77.7°F on
9/11/2013
Record Low: -15.9°F on
1/7/2014
Wetbulb: 56.8°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.04 in
Storm Rain: 0.04 in
Yesterday: 0.01 in
Last 7 Days: 1.70 in
Oct Rain: 2.51 in
Oct to Date
  Avg:10
2.78 in
Oct to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 0.27 in for the month 0.27 in
Oct Avg: 3.87 in
Diff from Avg: Under 1.36 in for the month 1.36 in
Season:1 40.56 in
YTD
  Avg:11
37.65 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 2.91 in for the year 2.91 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
10/21/2014
at 3:46 AM
112 rain days in 2014
11 days in October
0 days since last rain
Current: WSW  3.4 mph
1Hr Average: 0.9 mph
Wind Run: 3.83 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 3 mph mph
Today: 8 mph 11:29 AM
Month: 29 mph Oct-18
Year: 49 mph May-24
Record Gust: 66 mph
1/24/2013
Sunlight:
10 hrs 54 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 45.4% 54.6%
Which is
2 min 32 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
NEW MOON, 27 days, 13 hours, 39 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 3% since last hour. 59%
Last Hour: Decreased 3% since last hour. 3%
High 5:39 AM: 95%
Low 2:58 PM: 59%
Record High: 100%
8/25/2011
Record Low: 13%
4/21/2014
Current: Falling 0.003  inHg/hr 29.819 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 12:02 AM: 29.942 in.
Low 2:25 PM: 29.819 in.
Record High: 30.865 inHg
10/9/2013
Record Low: 28.440 inHg
10/29/2012
Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Heat Index Air
Today: 0.0
Oct: 7.4
2014 to Date: 740.4
Heating Degree Days
2014 to Date: 4144.5
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: 64.7°F
High 3:49pm: 64.7°F
Yesterday: 59.9°F
Record: 115.7°F
7/22/2011
Quality
Index6:

52


Moderate
Density:
1.202 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
1.0
Sunburn in
108 Minutes
Highest:
1:30 PM
3.6
461 W/m2
100%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
1:31 PM
898  W/m2 Record:1426 W/m2
Almanac Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 53.3°F
Sunrise: 7:19 AM
Sunset: 6:13 PM
Moonrise: 5:00 AM
Moonset: 5:02 PM
Full Moon: 10/8/2014
New Moon: 21:57 UTC
10/23/2014
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.05 in
7-Days Rain: 1.70 in
7-Days ET: 0.47 in
7-Day:  1.224 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 1.224 in
October:  1.11 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 1.11 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:3 | 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 21 of just the month of October for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 21 of October for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Late Afternoon & Tonight
Late
Afternoon

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 65 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Local station forecast: CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 45 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Rain
Likely
Hi 58 °F
Wednesday
Night

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Rain
Likely
Lo 46 °F
Thursday

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 54 °F
Thursday
Night

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

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly
Cloudy
Hi 58 °F
Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 44 °F
Saturday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 63 °F
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