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Regional Hourly Observations For BACON County
Issued at 400 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Savannah Arpt  PTSUNNY   84  67  56 W12       29.89F                  
Hunter AAF     FAIR      86  71  60 W8        29.86F HX  90           
Fort Stewart   FAIR      89  66  46 SW12      29.86F HX  91           
Statesboro     RAIN      74  69  87 N15       29.92R                  
Sylvania       RAIN      73  71  96 NW5       29.92S                  
Claxton        FAIR      86  70  58 SW5       29.89F HX  90           

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Thomson        CLOUDY    69  65  89 NW8       29.95F                  
Augusta-Bush   CLOUDY    72  68  87 SW9       29.89F                  
Augusta-Daniel CLOUDY    71  66  84 SW7       29.90F                  
Swainsboro     MOCLDY    73  70  88 NW7       29.94F                  
Vidalia        PTSUNNY   84  64  51 W9        29.92R                  
Eastman        FAIR      81  69  66 NW10G16   29.96R                  
Hazlehurst     LGT RAIN  81  68  65 NW3       29.91S                  
Alma           FAIR      89  66  46 W13G21    29.90F HX  91           
Waycross       PTSUNNY   88  63  43 W8        29.91F                  
Jesup          MOCLDY    88  64  45 W6        29.89F                  
Baxley         FAIR      86  63  45 W12G18    29.90F                  
Brunswick      FAIR      88  66  48 SW12G17   29.90F HX  90           
Saint Simons   FAIR      89  66  46 W12       29.90F HX  91           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees south. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Waycross. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Marietta and Kennesaw.


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 BACON County
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7-Day Forecast For BACON County, GA
Issued at 430 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

TONIGHT
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers in the evening. Mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Cooler, sunny. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
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. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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

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

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

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

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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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.670000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EDT Ends 19:19 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 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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