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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
Issued at 700 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018

ATLANTA        MOCLDY    70  67  90 W5        30.14R                  
ATHENS         FAIR      66  65  96 CALM      30.12R FOG              
CHAMBLEE       CLOUDY    67  66  97 CALM      30.14R FOG              
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      66  64  93 CALM      30.13S                  
ROME           CLOUDY    64  58  80 N9        30.17R                  
WEST ATLANTA   MOCLDY    67  67 100 CALM      30.14R                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      65  65 100 CALM      30.16R                  
CARTERSVILLE   CLOUDY    62  60  93 N3        30.18R                  

DALTON*        CLOUDY    59  57  94 N10       30.20R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* MOCLDY    65  65 100 CALM      30.14R                  
MARIETTA       CLOUDY    68  67  96 NW5       30.14R                  
KENNESAW*      CLOUDY    66  66 100 N3        30.15R FOG              
CANTON*        FOG       64  64 100 NW6       30.17R VSB 3/4          
BLAIRSVILLE*   CLOUDY    62  61  97 W3        30.19S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the west at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Vidalia, Saint Simons, 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHEROKEE County,GA

430 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

Isolated thunderstorms are possible over central and portions of
north Georgia this afternoon and early evening. The main hazard
will be occasional lightning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

Isolated thunderstorms are possible across central Georgia on

Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, GA
Issued at 400 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early. Slight chance of showers early, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 75 to 81. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. light Northwest winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 70.

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

Rain likely. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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 October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

Declination -9.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:40 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EDT Ends 19:24 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

The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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