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Susquehanna Valley Ozone/PM2.5 Forecast

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Forecasted AQI for Ozone Air Quality Index Scale Forecasted AQI for PM2.5
December 20, 2014

 

Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014
Action Day?:  No
Temperature:  around 40 Saturday
Discussion:
Morning cloudiness will yield to some afternoon sunshine on Saturday. With mixing limited, expect fine particulate to be in the moderate range during the day on average. High temperatures will reach close to 40 in the afternoon. Clear to partly cloudy again Saturday night with lows in the middle 20s. Temperature inversions and calm winds will send PM well into the moderate range. *** Sunday's forecast: Periods of clouds and sunshine Sunday with high pressure still in control of the weather. High temperatures may reach the lower 40s with continued moderate air quality. *** Monday's forecast: An area of low pressure forming along the North Carolina coast will move north-northeastward for Monday, and cause clouds to increase. Moderate air quality will continue with light east to southeast winds. A little ice and rain is possible Monday night into Tuesday morning as a cold air damming situation sets up across the region. Lows Monday night near freezing.

Extended Forecast

Date

12/20/2014

12/21/2014

12/22/2014

Ozone

WHITE

WHITE

WHITE

PM

YELLOW

YELLOW

YELLOW


Extended:
A little ice and rain to start Tuesday, then precipitation should turn to all rain by the afternoon. A major storm will then develop in the Ohio valley for Christmas Eve, intensifying as it moves into the Great Lakes. A strong cold front will move through Wednesday evening, with decent rainfall expected out ahead of it. Turning very windy late Wednesday night into Christmas Day, but with rapid drying. Moderate air quality will continue on Tuesday, but PM levels will then improve to the good range Wednesday into Christmas with strong and gusty westerly winds.---McAuliffe

 

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