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Regional Hourly Observations For CALHOUN County
Issued at 1000 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017

SAVANNAH       CLEAR     42  27  55 SW8       29.95F                  
VALDOSTA       CLOUDY    44  34  67 CALM      30.00F                  
ALMA           CLEAR     40  28  62 SW6       29.95F                  
ST SIMONS      CLEAR     48  36  63 SW9       29.98F                  
FT STEWART     CLEAR     38  30  75 CALM      29.93F                  
ALBANY         CLEAR     45  27  49 SW6       29.99R                  
HUNTER AFB     CLEAR     43  28  54 SW6       29.94F                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    46  34  62 SW9       29.97F                  
BRUNSWICK      CLEAR     43  32  65 SW7       29.99S                  

BAINBRIDGE*    PTCLDY    45  37  76 S3        29.98F                  
MOULTRIE*      CLEAR     45  32  61 SW5       29.99F                  
VIDALIA*       CLEAR     41  28  60 SW5       29.94F                  
WAYCROSS*      CLEAR     41  26  56 SW8       29.98F                  
DOUGLAS*       CLEAR     41  27  56 SW7       29.98S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph 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 48 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 30 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 CALHOUN County
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7-Day Forecast For CALHOUN County, GA
Issued at 845 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 40.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s.

Warmer. Rain likely. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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

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

A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
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 
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)
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
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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