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Daily Forecast, April 3, 2024

Franklin County Forecast:

In the forecast for today, we are expecting heavy intensity rain, with a high of 46.87°F and a low of 40.48°F.

The humidity level is at 98%. The wind speed is around 13.98mph.

Hour by Hour Forecast:

Tuesday 5 pm: light rain, 48.29°F.
Tuesday 6 pm: overcast clouds, 48.36°F.
Tuesday 7 pm: moderate rain, 48.09°F.
Tuesday 8 pm: overcast clouds, 47.71°F.
Tuesday 9 pm: light rain, 46.98°F.
Tuesday 10 pm: overcast clouds, 46.31°F.
Tuesday 11 pm: overcast clouds, 45.43°F.
Wednesday 12 am: overcast clouds, 45.16°F.
Wednesday 1 am: light rain, 44.8°F.
Wednesday 2 am: moderate rain, 44.55°F.
Wednesday 3 am: moderate rain, 44.31°F.
Wednesday 4 am: moderate rain, 44.24°F.
Wednesday 5 am: light rain, 44.58°F.
Wednesday 6 am: moderate rain, 44.87°F.
Wednesday 7 am: moderate rain, 45.1°F.
Wednesday 8 am: moderate rain, 45.34°F.
Wednesday 9 am: moderate rain, 45.64°F.
Wednesday 10 am: moderate rain, 45.88°F.
Wednesday 11 am: overcast clouds, 46.87°F.
Wednesday 12 pm: light rain, 46.29°F.
Wednesday 1 pm: heavy intensity rain, 46.56°F.
Wednesday 2 pm: heavy intensity rain, 46.33°F.
Wednesday 3 pm: moderate rain, 46.65°F.
Wednesday 4 pm: moderate rain, 45.66°F.
Wednesday 5 pm: moderate rain, 44.55°F.
Wednesday 6 pm: light rain, 43.34°F.
Wednesday 7 pm: overcast clouds, 42.69°F.
Wednesday 8 pm: light rain, 42.48°F.
Wednesday 9 pm: light rain, 41.76°F.
Wednesday 10 pm: light rain, 40.62°F.
Wednesday 11 pm: overcast clouds, 40.48°F.
Thursday 12 am: overcast clouds, 40.06°F.
Thursday 1 am: overcast clouds, 37.49°F.
Thursday 2 am: broken clouds, 36.3°F.
Thursday 3 am: clear sky, 35.44°F.
Thursday 4 am: clear sky, 35.02°F.
Thursday 5 am: clear sky, 34.79°F.
Thursday 6 am: few clouds, 34.86°F.
Thursday 7 am: few clouds, 36.54°F.
Thursday 8 am: scattered clouds, 38.98°F.
Thursday 9 am: broken clouds, 41.61°F.
Thursday 10 am: broken clouds, 43.77°F.
Thursday 11 am: broken clouds, 45.28°F.
Thursday 12 pm: light rain, 45.23°F.
Thursday 1 pm: light rain, 46.56°F.
Thursday 2 pm: light rain, 47.68°F.
Thursday 3 pm: light rain, 49.15°F.
Thursday 4 pm: light rain, 48.34°F.

Weather Alerts:

Flood Watch: * WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be

* WHERE…A portion of central Pennsylvania, including the following
areas, Adams, Cameron, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Elk,
Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, McKean,
Mifflin, Montour, Northern Centre, Northern Clinton, Northern
Lycoming, Northumberland, Perry, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder,
Southern Centre, Southern Clinton, Southern Lycoming, Sullivan,
Tioga, Union, Warren and York.

* WHEN…Through Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS…Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.
Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks,
streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding
may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

– Additional rainfall between 2 and 3 inches is forecast
through Wednesday. Locally higher amounts up to 4 inches are
possible. The heavy rainfall forecast through midweek will
result in an increasing risk of flooding in the watch area.


Pamela K Coyle 1949-2024

Pam received her Master’s degree in library science from Clarion University in 1978. She never lost her love of reading or her enthusiasm for libraries.

Daily Forecast, April 21, 2024

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting overcast clouds, with a high of 52.23°F and a low of 35.2°F. The humidity

Candie Sue Diffenderfer 1963-2024

Candie worked in the Prothonotary’s office at the Fulton County Courthouse, and later at Irving Accounting and U.S.A. Cartage in Williamsport, MD.

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