Click on button above to view GA Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.

Candler County, GA Weather and Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the pull-down menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Outlook
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts

US Weekly Rainfall Departure

US Weekly Temperature Departure
Also see:

A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For CANDLER County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
Savannah Arpt  PTSUNNY   79  65  62 SW12G21   29.56F                  
Hunter AAF     FAIR      80  66  61 SW16G23   29.55F                  
Fort Stewart   PTSUNNY   79  65  60 SW13G24   29.55F                  
Statesboro     NOT AVBL                                               
Sylvania       PTSUNNY   74  67  79 W8        29.55F                  
Claxton        FAIR      79  68  68 SW10G17   29.56F                  

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
Thomson        FAIR      72  58  59 W12       29.59F                  
Augusta-Bush   FAIR      75  59  57 W12       29.53F                  
Augusta-Daniel FAIR      76  58  53 W9        29.54F                  
Swainsboro     PTSUNNY   77  63  61 W10G17    29.55F                  
Vidalia        PTSUNNY   79  66  65 SW15      29.56F                  
Eastman        PTSUNNY   80  48  32 W15       29.59F                  
Hazlehurst     FAIR      78  64  62 SW13G18   29.56F                  
Alma           PTSUNNY   81  65  58 SW15G22   29.57F                  
Waycross       CLOUDY    80  66  60 W14G28    29.59F                  
Jesup          PTSUNNY   81  64  57 SW10G20   29.58F                  
Baxley         FAIR      75  66  73 W12G21    29.57F                  
Brunswick      CLOUDY    79  64  61 SW14G22   29.60F                  
Saint Simons   PTSUNNY   76  68  76 SW10      29.60F THUNDER          

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Waycross, Fort Stewart, Brunswick, and Alma. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Dalton.

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.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map

Hazardous Weather Outlook For CANDLER County,GA

656 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Severe thunderstorms: Thunderstorms are expected to impact the
region this afternoon, a few of which could become severe with 
damaging winds, large hail, and possibly isolated tornadoes. The 
most likely time for severe weather is between 1 pm and 6 pm, with
the greatest chances near and east of Interstate 95.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CANDLER County, GA
Issued at 1131 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Much cooler with lows in the mid 40s. Less humid. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Sunny, cooler with highs around 60. Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, diminishing to around 10 mph after midnight.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

ETA Surface Forecast Maps, AVN 6-Panel Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      Above     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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.220000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 18:47 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 19:11 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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