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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
Issued at 800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        DRIZZLE   46  44  93 NE8       30.19R                  
ATHENS         CLOUDY    46  45  96 CALM      30.20R                  
CHAMBLEE       CLOUDY    45  43  93 E5        30.18F                  
PEACHTREE CITY CLOUDY    47  44  90 CALM      30.18R                  
ROME           CLOUDY    43  43 100 N3        30.19S FOG              
WEST ATLANTA   CLOUDY    46  45  96 CALM      30.19R                  
GAINESVILLE    CLOUDY    43  43 100 N5        30.20S FOG              
CARTERSVILLE   CLOUDY    45  45 100 E5        30.19F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        CLOUDY    41  41 100 CALM      30.20S FOG              
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    44  43  96 VRB5      30.19S FOG              
MARIETTA       CLOUDY    45  43  93 E5        30.17S                  
KENNESAW*      CLOUDY    45  43  93 CALM      30.19S FOG              
CANTON*        CLOUDY    45  45 100 CALM      30.19F FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are drizzle north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph 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 70 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 41 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

645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

Patchy dense fog, with visibilities of 1/4 mile or less, will be 
possible after midnight tonight. 


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Unsettled weather will persist for much of this period. The 
potential for locally heavy rainfall is increasing, especially for 
Wednesday and into next weekend. Localized flooding will be 
possible. 


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, GA
Issued at 239 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of rain this evening. Patchy drizzle after midnight, then a slight chance of rain late. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. light Northeast winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. light West winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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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 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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 17:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:31 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 17:57 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 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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