Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS81 KCTP 201508

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
1105 AM EDT Thu Oct 20 2016

The two areas of the state getting rain at mid day are the Allegheny
National Forest and along the north branch of the Susquehanna. The
sun is breaking through over the southwest and over the lower
Susquehanna valley and this clearing is progressing north. The rain
ends temporarily early this afternoon, before more showers develop.
Temperatures at mid day range from the mid 70s over the sunny
southwest to the mid 50s over the wet northwest. That is a 20 degree
difference over less than 100 miles.

Temperatures will reach 60 briefly in any lull in the rain over the
northwest mountains and 80 over the southwest.

The low pressure system over Kentucky at noon will move to near
Pittsburgh tonight. The air will get increasingly unstable as the
low approaches and scattered showers and thunderstorms will pop up
this afternoon and evening. A band of heavy rain developing over the
Ohio valley will move into western Pennsylvania tonight. The leading
edge could have some thunder and strong wind as it moves in.

Temperatures by morning will fall to near 50 west of the mountains.
East of the mountains the temperature will hold or rise into the 60s.

The rain and colder air will spread across the commonwealth on
Friday. Temperatures will hold near 50 west of the mountains and
fall into the 50s east of the mountains as the front slowly pushes
across the state.

Even colder conditions will move in for Saturday with the first
snowflakes of the season possible over the northern and western

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