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Regional Hourly Observations For BALDWIN County
Issued at 700 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   CLOUDY    38  37  97 CALM      29.99R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  43;                                

AUGUSTA-DANIEL MOCLDY    46  36  68 W5        29.99R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

COLUMBUS       PTCLDY    40  36  86 NW3       30.03R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  38; 6HR MAX TEMP:  44;                                

MACON          PTCLDY    37  37 100 CALM      30.01S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  43;                                

ROBINS AFB     CLEAR     38  37  95 CALM      30.00S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      PTCLDY    39  36  91 N3        30.04R                  
SYLVANIA*      MOCLDY    41  41  99 CALM      30.01S                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* PTCLDY    37  37 100 CALM      30.00S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees north. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 30 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 BALDWIN County,GA

538 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms across western and central
Georgia Sunday through Tuesday. There is uncertainty on how much
energy will be available for storm development. If this looks to
increase, then some stronger storms could be possible. Otherwise 
no hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For BALDWIN County, GA
Issued at 241 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. light Northwest winds shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. light South winds.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 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 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:31 EST Set 17:30 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 17:56 EST

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

DECEMBER 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky