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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        PTSUNNY   86  74  67 W6        30.05S HX  94           
ATHENS         FAIR      88  76  67 VRB5      30.01F HX  99           
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      86  73  65 NW6       30.04S HX  93           
PEACHTREE CITY PTSUNNY   87  74  64 VRB3      30.04F HX  95           
ROME           PTSUNNY   88  76  67 VRB5      30.02F HX  99           
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      86  74  67 SW6       30.04F HX  94           
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      86  73  65 NW7       30.06F HX  93           
CARTERSVILLE   PTSUNNY   86  76  71 VRB5      30.04F HX  96           

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      88  75  66 CALM      30.05F HX  97           
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      87  74  64 SW3       30.04F HX  95           
MARIETTA       PTSUNNY   84  72  65 W6        30.05S HX  90           
KENNESAW*      FAIR      84  72  67 NW6       30.06S                  
CANTON*        FAIR      86  68  54 NW5       30.06F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      80  71  74 NW5       30.09S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 87 degrees central, and near 87 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 90 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the west at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Brunswick. The lowest temperature is 80 degrees at Columbus.


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

1251 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Scattered thunderstorms are expected across north and central Georgia
this afternoon and evening. A few of these storms could be 
strong, producing gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. 
However, the main hazard will be locally heavy rainfall. The heavy
rain could cause temporary street flooding and ponding of water 
in low lying areas.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected Wednesday through 
Monday, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours each day. A few 
strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible each day with strong,
gusty winds, frequent lightning, and very heavy rainfall.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged to 
submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to 
weather.gov/atlanta.

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7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, GA
Issued at 1122 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the upper 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. North winds up to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 22-26    JUL 24-30    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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 July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 21.030000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 20:43 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 21:10 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

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JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


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