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Regional Hourly Observations For BEN HILL County
Issued at 100 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       FAIR      63  61  93 N6        30.11F                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      61  61 100 CALM      30.11F FOG              
ALMA           FAIR      64  61  90 N3        30.11F                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      67  64  90 N6        30.09F                  
ALBANY         FAIR      65  60  84 N3        30.15F                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      63  63 100 CALM      30.10F FOG              
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      64  63  94 CALM      30.10F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*      N/A     64  61  88 CALM      30.13S                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      61  61 100 CALM      30.13S                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      63  55  77 N3        30.13F                  
WAYCROSS*      FOG       63  60  90 CALM      30.11F VSB 1/2          
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      64  63  94 N3        30.13F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northwest at 7 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 calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Dalton and Cartersville.


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 BEN HILL County
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7-Day Forecast For BEN HILL County, GA
Issued at 246 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then cloudy with rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

FRIDAY
Rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. 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 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:47 EDT Set 18:51 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EDT Ends 19:15 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 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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