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Regional Hourly Observations For BURKE County
Issued at 700 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      89  66  46 SW7       29.72R HX  91           
AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      90  65  43 VRB6      29.74R HX  92           
COLUMBUS       PTSUNNY   88  71  57 W8        29.73S HX  94           
MACON          CLOUDY    79  69  71 SE8       29.74S THUNDER          
ROBINS AFB     TSTM      75  70  83 E8        29.73S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      FAIR      89  68  48 N8        29.75F HX  93           
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      85  73  66 CALM      29.75R THUNDER HX  91   
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      88  64  45 N3        29.74S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at Alma. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at 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 BURKE County,GA

425 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and
evening.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Heavy rain with localized flooding possible Monday through
Wednesday with an upper low located just west of the forecast area 
with deep moist, southerly flow over the region.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BURKE County, GA
Issued at 702 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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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 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       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

Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.080000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 20:41 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 21:07 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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