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Regional Hourly Observations For ATKINSON County
Issued at 1000 AM EDT WED JUL 18 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       PTSUNNY   82  77  84 W7        29.98S HX  90           
VALDOSTA       FAIR      83  77  82 VRB5      30.01S HX  92           
ALMA           FAIR      84  75  74 W9        29.99S HX  92           
ST SIMONS      FAIR      84  74  71 W10       29.99S HX  91           
ALBANY         PTSUNNY   83  75  77 VRB5      30.01F HX  90           
MOODY AFB      MOSUNNY   84  75  74 W9        30.00S HX  92           
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      82  73  74 SW8       30.00S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    FAIR      82  73  74 CALM      30.00S                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      81  73  78 W6        30.02S                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      82  73  74 W5        29.99S                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      84  79  84 W7        30.00S HX  96           
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      82  73  74 W8        30.02S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Wednesday July 18, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 77 degrees north, near N/A degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near N/A%, and the dew point is near N/A degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 73 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
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7-Day Forecast For ATKINSON County, GA
Issued at 917 AM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Heat index readings 99 to 103.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Heat index readings 98 to 102.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 23-27 JUL 25-JUL 31    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Wednesday July 18, 2018 the 199th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.850000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 20:43 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 21:09 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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JULY 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1889...
A cloudburst in West Virginia along the small creeks in Wirt County,
Jackson County and Wood County claimed twenty lives. Rockport WV reported
nineteen inches of rain in two hours and ten minutes that Thursday evening.
Tygart Creek rose 22 feet in one hour, and villages were swept away on
Tygart, Slate, Tucker, and Sandy Creeks. (The Weather Channel)
...1942...
A record deluge occurred at Smethport in northern Pennsylvania, with 30.7
inches in just six hours. The downpours and resultant flooding in
Pennsylvania were devastating. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
One of the most "photo-genic" tornadoes touched down in the northern
suburbs of Minneapolis MN during the late afternoon. The very slow moving
tornado actually appeared live on the evening news by way of an aerial
video taken by the KARE-TV helicopter crew. The tornado, unlike most, was
quite the prima donna, staying visible to tens of thousands of persons for
thirty minutes. It was moderate in intensity, with winds of 113-157 mph,
and caused 650 thousand dollars damage. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Cool weather prevailed in the western U.S. Seven cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Alamosa CO with a reading of 38
degrees. The low of 52 degrees at Bakersfield CA was a record for July. Up
to eight inches of snow covered the Northern Sierra Nevada Range of
California from a storm the previous day. During that storm, winds gusting
to 52 mph at Slide Mountain NV produced a wind chill reading of 20 degrees
below zero. Susanville CA reached 17 degrees that previous day, Blue Canyon
CA dipped to a July record of 36 degrees, and the high of 44 degrees at
Klamath Falls OR smashed their previous record for July by ten degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Sweltering heat continued in California, with record highs of 111 degrees
at Redding and 112 degrees at Sacramento. Death Valley CA hit 127 degrees.
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central Plains Region
produced baseball size hail at Kimball NE, wind gusts to 79 mph at Colby
KS, and six inches of rain near Lexington NE. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma, northern Texas and
Arkansas during the afternoon, and into the night. Thunderstorms produced
baseball size hail at Stamford TX, and wind gusts to 92 mph near
Throckmorton TX. Record heat continued in the southwestern U.S. Phoenix AZ
reported a record high of 115 degrees, and a 111 degree reading at Midland
TX was second only to their all-time record high of 112 degrees established
sixteen days earlier. (The National Weather Summary)


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