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Regional Hourly Observations For COLUMBIA County
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON MAR 19 2018
CENTRAL GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS AUGUSTA-BUSH CLOUDY 64 60 87 NE6 29.79F 6HR MIN TEMP: 56; 6HR MAX TEMP: 65; 6HR PCP: 0.06; AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY 64 58 80 E7 29.80F 6HR MIN TEMP: 57; 6HR MAX TEMP: 64; 6HR PCP: TRACE; COLUMBUS CLOUDY 71 64 78 E3 29.74F 6HR MIN TEMP: 61; 6HR MAX TEMP: 71; MACON CLOUDY 67 62 84 E7 29.76F 6HR MIN TEMP: 59; 6HR MAX TEMP: 67; ROBINS AFB CLOUDY 67 62 84 E6 29.75F CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAGRANGE* CLOUDY 68 68 99 S3 29.75F SYLVANIA* CLOUDY 64 62 94 SE6 29.81F MILLEDGEVILLE* CLOUDY 66 61 82 E5 29.77F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are drizzle north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Waycross. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Gainesville.
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 COLUMBIA County,GA
317 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur in the Central Savannah River Area this afternoon. Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur in the Central Savannah River Area and central South Carolina tonight. Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes would be the primary threat with any severe weather. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur Tuesday with the greatest threat in the eastern Midlands and Central Savannah River Area. Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes would be the primary threat with any severe weather. Near freezing temperatures may occur Wednesday night and Thursday night. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be required tonight.
7-Day Forecast For COLUMBIA County, GA
Issued at 203 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
GEORGIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.160000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:39 EDT Set 18:46 EDT Transit Meridian 12:42 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 19:10 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
MARCH 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1950... Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel) ...1935... Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The Weather Channel) ...1956... The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David Ludlum)
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