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Regional Hourly Observations For BARTOW County
Issued at 100 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        PTSUNNY   86  71  60 E8G17     30.00F HX  91           
ATHENS         PTSUNNY   86  75  69 NE9       30.01F HX  95           
CHAMBLEE       PTSUNNY   82  72  71 NE8       30.02R                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      88  73  61 SE7       29.99F HX  95           
ROME           FAIR      89  75  63 VRB6      29.97F HX  99           
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      88  74  63 E8        29.99F HX  96           
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      82  74  76 E9        30.06F                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      87  73  62 NE9       29.99F HX  94           

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      86  72  62 SE6       30.00F HX  92           
LAWRENCEVILLE* PTSUNNY   82  74  76 E9        30.03F                  
MARIETTA       PTSUNNY   84  72  65 E10       30.00F HX  90           
KENNESAW*      FAIR      87  71  58 SE9       30.01F HX  93           
CANTON*        PTSUNNY   86  66  51 E8        30.04F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      82  68  62 SE12      30.07F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Thursday July 19, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 88 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the east at 8 mph with gusts at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Alma. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Brunswick.


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 BARTOW County,GA

1220 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across north and
central Georgia today and tonight. The best chances will be during
the afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could become severe
with the main hazards being locally heavy rainfall, strong, gusty 
winds and frequent lightning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday  

A strong storm system approaching the region Friday and moving 
across the area through Saturday will increase the chances for 
severe thunderstorms those two days. The primary hazards will be
damaging wind gusts, frequent lightning and very heavy rainfall. 

Otherwise, scattered thunderstorms are expected Sunday through 
Wednesday. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible each
day with strong, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy 
rainfall. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged to 
submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to 
weather.gov/atlanta.

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7-Day Forecast For BARTOW County, GA
Issued at 350 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TODAY
Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 70. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1    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

Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.660000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:40 EDT Set 20:42 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1886...
A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage
from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or 
above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record.
...1960...
Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of
102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the
high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the
entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel)
...1974...
A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain
washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City
AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down
a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1977...
Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern
Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour
period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in
widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten
feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million
dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33
degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and
evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New
Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and
caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New
York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red
Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures
continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff
and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50
inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash
flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in
Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight
cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ
with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was
the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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