Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service State College PA
449 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

A strong cold front will near from the Great Lakes today and pass
through tonight.

The air ahead of the front is very moist and temperatures will be
well above normal today. Showers and thunderstorms will move in
from the northwest later this morning, developing and intensifying
through the afternoon and evening. Some of these storms will make
wind damage and hail. A few tornadoes are also possible.
Southerly winds will allow it to get much hotter than normal.
Highs today will range from the upper 70s on the northern mountain
tops to the lower 90s in Philadelphia and the south-central
valleys.

The storms will slowly push off to the south and east tonight and
the front will pass through later tonight. Much drier air will
follow the front and temperatures will dip into the mid 50s in the
northwest. The lows in the southeastern piedmont will stay in the
lower 70s as the front will not get there until close to sunrise.

Wednesday looks dry and much cooler. A lone shower may drift into
northwest PA late in the afternoon. The humidity will be much
lower and make it much more comfortable. Highs will only be near
70 on the tops of the hills in the Alleghenies and Laurels, while
it will be 80 to 85 degrees in the Susquehanna and Delaware
valleys.

It should remain dry and comfortable through early next week.

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