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Regional Hourly Observations For BRANTLEY County
Issued at 700 AM EST WED DEC 13 2017

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       CLEAR     36  21  54 NW8       30.05R WCI  30          
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  42;                                

VALDOSTA       CLEAR     33  28  81 CALM      30.10R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  32; 6HR MAX TEMP:  38;                                

ALMA           PTCLDY    38  22  52 NW9       30.06R WCI  31          
6HR MIN TEMP:  38; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45;                                

ST SIMONS      CLEAR     39  28  64 NW7       30.06R WCI  34          
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

FT STEWART     CLEAR     37  18  47 NW7       30.03R WCI  31          
ALBANY         CLEAR     36  20  52 N8        30.14R WCI  30          
HUNTER AFB     CLEAR     36  21  54 NW8       30.02R WCI  30          
MOODY AFB      CLEAR     35  28  74 W5        30.08R WCI  31          
BRUNSWICK      CLEAR     36  28  75 CALM      30.06R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    CLEAR     36  32  87 NW3       30.13R                  
MOULTRIE*      CLEAR     36  30  80 CALM      30.11R                  
VIDALIA*       CLEAR     36  21  55 NW6       30.06R WCI  31          
WAYCROSS*      PTCLDY    36  23  59 N5        30.07R WCI  32          
DOUGLAS*       PTCLDY    36  23  60 N6        30.08R WCI  31          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 10 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 19 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees central. 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 39 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Rome.


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 BRANTLEY County
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7-Day Forecast For BRANTLEY County, GA
Issued at 215 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

TODAY
Cooler, sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

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

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. 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 
                   DEC 18-22    DEC 20-26    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

Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:30 EST Set 17:29 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 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 13TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
...1962...
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
December. 
...1987...
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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