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Regional Hourly Observations For CHARLTON County
Issued at 100 PM EST MON DEC 18 2017

SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    68  65  90 W6        30.17F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  58; 6HR MAX TEMP:  68; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

VALDOSTA       LGT RAIN  72  69  90 SW5       30.20F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

ALMA           LGT RAIN  69  67  93 S7        30.17F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  60; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

ST SIMONS      CLOUDY    68  63  84 SE6       30.18F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  57; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73;                                

FT STEWART     CLOUDY    72  65  80 SW8       30.15F                  
ALBANY         CLOUDY    70  70 100 W3        30.20F                  
HUNTER AFB     CLOUDY    68  65  90 W6        30.14F                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    73  71  95 S8        30.18F                  
BRUNSWICK      CLOUDY    72  64  78 SW5       30.19F                  

BAINBRIDGE*    PTSUNNY   75  75 100 W6        30.19F                  
MOULTRIE*        N/A     72  70  94 W5        30.19F                  
VIDALIA*       CLOUDY    68  64  88 CALM      30.18F FOG              
WAYCROSS*      CLOUDY    73  69  87 SW8       30.18F                  
DOUGLAS*       CLOUDY    68  68 100 S5        30.19F FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. 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 75 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 52 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 CHARLTON County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For CHARLTON County, GA
Issued at 257 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog through the night. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      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

Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 17:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:32 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 17:58 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 tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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