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LEHIGH COUNTY
National Weather Service -
icon WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
Lehigh County
Issued - March 5 2015 3:29 am EST
Update - March 5, 2015 6:48am EST
Expires - March 5 7:00pm EST

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
329 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

• LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTHWEST
NEW JERSEY.

• HAZARD TYPES...LONG DURATION SNOW.

• SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

• TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON.

• TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

• WIND...BECOMING NORTH AND GUSTING TO 20 MPH.

• IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.


icon HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
Lehigh County
Issued - March 5 2015 3:24 am EST
Update - March 5, 2015 6:48am EST
Expires - March 6 3:30am EST

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
324 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...EAST
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

• DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

• DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

WIND CHILLS AROUND OR BELOW ZERO ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY MORNING.

• SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.


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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 05-Mar-2015 @ 6:50am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Solar Field
Currently Outside: Colder 0.4°F than last hour.

30.8°F

Wind Chill:  27.7°F
Cold
High Today
34.4°F
12:00 AM
Low Today
30.8°F
6:49 AM
Yest High
40.7°F
4:07 PM
Yest Low
15.1°F
4:42 AM
Rec* High
72.0°F
1964
Rec* Low
8.0°F
1948
* Records from Weather Underground
Dry Dry

Wind from NW Wind:  NW
3.1

Gusting to:
1.0 mph
Current Snow Snow3:
0.00 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
0.0 of 232
Today

Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%
Snow

Hi 33 °FFalling Temperatures
Tonight

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 0 °F
Friday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 28 °F
APCI Solar Field Facing SE
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.7°F since last hour. 29.5°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.7°F since last hour. 0.7°F
High 12:00 AM: 33.1°F
Low 6:49 AM: 29.5°F
Record High: 79.5°F on
9/11/2013
Record Low: -19.8°F on
1/7/2014
Wetbulb: 30.3°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Melt Today: 0.08 in
Storm Rain: 0.99 in
Yesterday: 0.96 in
Last 7 Days: 1.17 in
Mar Rain: 1.25 in
Mar to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
Mar to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 1.25 in for the month 1.25 in
Mar Avg: 3.41 in
Diff from Avg: Under 2.16 in for the month 2.16 in
Season:1 4.85 in
YTD
  Avg:11
0.00 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 4.85 in for the year 4.85 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
3/5/2015
at 5:34 AM
21 rain days in 2015
3 days in March
0 days since last rain
Current: NW  3.1 mph
1Hr Average: 1.7 mph
Wind Run: 6.88 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 1.0 mph
Today: 9.2 mph 5:02 AM
Month: 27.0 mph Mar-2
Year: 38.0 mph Jan-5
Record Gust: 54.1 mph
10/29/2012
Sunlight:
11 hrs 28 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 47.8% 52.2%
Which is
2 min 07 sec Longer
Than Yesterday
 
Morning Crescent, 14 days, 12 hours, 6 minutes in cycle
100%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 1% since last hour. 95%
Last Hour: Decreased 1% since last hour. 1%
High 12:52 AM: 96%
Low 12:00 AM: 95%
Record High: 100%
7/14/2014
Record Low: 0%
1/13/2015
Current: Rising 0.03  inHg/hr 30.073 inHg
Last Hour: Rising
High 6:47 AM: 30.074
Low 12:25 AM: 29.945
Record High: 30.874 inHg
2/28/2015
Record Low: 28.423 inHg
10/29/2012
Heating Degree Days Snow3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 6.0
Mar: 131.9
2015 to Date: 383.5
Cooling Degree Days
2015 to Date: 0.0
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Mar Snow: Over 2.571 in for the month 4.50 in
Mar Avg: 1.93 in
Diff from Avg: 2.57 in
Season Total:2 36.80 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
1 snow day in March
10 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
//
Average 1st Snow:
Current: 27.7°F
Low 5:37 AM: 25.6°F
Yesterday: 10.2°F
Record: -24.5°F
1/7/2014
Quality
Index6:

61


Moderate
Density:
1.299 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.0
Sunburn in
N/A Minutes
Highest:
12:00 AM
0.0
0 W/m2
0%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
12:00 AM
W/m2 Record:1389 W/m2
Almanac Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Early Morning
YTD Avg Temp: 23.5°F
Sunrise: 6:30 am
Sunset: 5:58 pm
Moonrise: 6:12 pm
Moonset: 6:15 am
Full Moon: 0/03/2015
New Moon: 09:37 UTC
0/March/2015
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.01 in
7-Days Rain: 1.17 in
7-Days ET: 0.18 in
7-Day:  0.98 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.98 in
March:  1.35 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 1.35 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
97.3°F
0/7/2012
-3.6°F
2/24/2015
Daytime Records
  94.5°F
3/06/2012
  2.7°F
1/07/2014
Nitetime Records
  83.3°F
7/18/2012
  2.1°F
1/04/2014
ICN:25 | 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 5 of just the month of March for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 5 of March for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%
Snow

Hi 33 °FFalling Temperatures
NWS forecast: Snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Temperature falling to around 21 by 1pm. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Local station forecast: SNOW SHOWERS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. TEMPERATURES FALLING THIS AFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
Tonight

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 0 °F
NWS forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Friday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 28 °F
Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 7 °F
Saturday

Partly Sunny
Partly
Sunny
Hi 36 °F
Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly
Cloudy
Lo 18 °F
Sunday

Partly Sunny
Partly
Sunny
Hi 37 °F
Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 23 °F
Monday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 43 °F
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Precipitation average-to-date script courtesy of Murry Conarroe
Version 6.93 - 01-May-2014 - Script Mods by: BurnsvilleWeatherLIVE.com


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