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Regional Hourly Observations For COLQUITT County
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018

SAVANNAH       FAIR      68  62  81 N7        30.21R                  
VALDOSTA       CLOUDY    70  64  81 N9        30.19S                  
ALMA           FAIR      67  58  72 N5        30.20S                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      73  66  78 N5        30.17R                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      67  62  85 N7        30.18R                  
ALBANY         FAIR      64  50  60 N7        30.25R                  
HUNTER AFB     CLEAR     71  63  77 N8        30.17R                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    69  63  83 N9        30.19S                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      70  64  83 CALM      30.18S                  

MOULTRIE*      FAIR      64  54  68 NE5       30.22S                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      64  55  72 N5        30.22S                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      69  66  90 N5        30.20S                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      66  55  68 N7        30.23R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 59 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 50 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 COLQUITT County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For COLQUITT County, GA
Issued at 241 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly sunny with chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Cooler, sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.

Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 50s.

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 70s.

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 50s.

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 70s.

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 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31    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

Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

Declination -9.960000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:42 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EDT Ends 19:22 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

A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)

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