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Regional Hourly Observations For CHATHAM County
Issued at 200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017

...SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH ARPT  CLEAR     42  28  57 SW10      29.94R                  
HUNTER AAF     CLEAR     43  29  58 SW12      29.93R                  
FORT STEWART   CLEAR     39  29  69 SW3       29.93R                  
STATESBORO     CLEAR     44  23  43 W9        29.92R                  
SYLVANIA       SUNNY     42  28  56 W3        29.92R                  
CLAXTON        FAIR      38  32  79 CALM      29.94R                  

...CSRA...CENTRAL AND FAR SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
THOMSON        CLEAR     39  21  49 W8        29.89F WCI  33          
AUGUSTA-BUSH   CLEAR     42  22  44 SW8       29.86F                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLEAR     45  22  40 SW6       29.85F                  
SWAINSBORO     FAIR      41  28  60 W6        29.92S                  
VIDALIA        CLEAR     43  32  65 SW8       29.94S                  
EASTMAN        FAIR      45  24  44 W5        29.97R                  
HAZLEHURST     FAIR      44  28  53 SW5       29.95R                  
ALMA           CLOUDY    41  33  73 W3        29.96R                  
WAYCROSS       CLOUDY    43  35  73 W6        29.96S                  
JESUP          NOT AVBL                                               
BAXLEY         FAIR      37  32  81 SW3       29.96R                  
BRUNSWICK      CLOUDY    43  32  65 SW8       29.97S                  
SAINT SIMONS   CLOUDY    45  35  68 SW12      29.96S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 10 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 45 degrees at Saint Simons, Moody AFB, and Augusta (Daniels). The lowest temperature is 29 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 CHATHAM County,GA

320 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For CHATHAM County, GA
Issued at 1218 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph, increasing to around 10 mph in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Not as cool with lows in the mid 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 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 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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:30 EST Set 17:30 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 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 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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