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Regional Hourly Observations For ATKINSON County
Issued at 800 AM EDT SUN OCT 21 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       FAIR      55  49  80 NW8       30.10R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  66;                                

VALDOSTA       FAIR      54  49  83 VRB3      30.11R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  53; 6HR MAX TEMP:  67;                                

ALMA           FAIR      55  48  77 NW6       30.11R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  66;                                

ST SIMONS      FAIR      59  49  69 MISG      30.08R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  59; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72;                                

FT STEWART     FAIR      55  48  77 NW6       30.08R                  
ALBANY         FAIR      54  43  66 N6        30.16R                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      56  47  73 CALM      30.07R                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      54  49  83 N8        30.11R                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      55  50  82 NW6       30.10R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*      N/A     55  50  82 N7        30.15R                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      55  46  71 N7        30.13S                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      54  46  76 NW3       30.12R                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      55  52  90 N7        30.11R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 36 degrees at Dalton.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ATKINSON County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For ATKINSON County, GA
Issued at 850 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Cooler, clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EDT Ends 19:18 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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OCTOBER 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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