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Regional Hourly Observations For DAWSON County
Issued at 300 AM EDT MON APR 23 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        RAIN      58  58 100 SE17G23   29.96F FOG              
ATHENS         LGT RAIN  56  56 100 E9        30.04F                  
CHAMBLEE       RAIN      57  55  93 VRB6      29.97F FOG              
PEACHTREE CITY RAIN      60  58  92 SE13      29.96F FOG              
ROME           LGT RAIN  60  59  96 SE10      29.95F FOG              
WEST ATLANTA   RAIN      59  58  96 E9        29.95F FOG              
GAINESVILLE    HVY RAIN  55  54  96 E17G25    30.06F FOG              
CARTERSVILLE   RAIN      58  58 100 SE8       29.98S FOG              

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        DRIZZLE   57  55  94 SE15G24   29.96F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* LGT RAIN  56  55  97 E16G23    30.01F                  
MARIETTA       RAIN     N/A N/A N/A E16G23    29.98F                  
KENNESAW*      LGT RAIN  58  56  93 E14G28    29.98F                  
CANTON*        HVY RAIN  57  55  94 E13G24    30.00F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   RAIN      54  51  89 SE15G26   30.06S FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Monday April 23, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 62 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are rain north, rain central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. There is patchy fog across the state. Winds are from the southeast at 17 mph with gusts at 23 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and rain. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and rain. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 55 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 DAWSON County,GA

258 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

A slow moving low pressure system will bring widespread rainfall
to the area this tonight into early Tuesday. Total rainfall 
amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected with locally higher amounts 
are possible, especially across northeast Georgia. Localized 
flooding is possible and a Flood Watch has been issued for 
portions of north and central Georgia through early Monday 
afternoon.

Strong winds are expected tonight with east winds 15-25 mph 
gusting up to 40 mph with higher gusts possible in the northern 
higher elevations. Some trees could be downed with heavy rainfall 
and wet soils. A Wind Advisory has been issued accordingly.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Flooding potential could linger through Monday given continued
rain and runoff. Some storms could be strong in parts of the 
south and east Monday afternoon. The main threats would be small 
hail and lightning.

Several other disturbances could push across the area Thursday
through Saturday. There is still uncertainty on timing and 
strength of these systems so please monitor future updates  

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated but spotters are encouraged to 
report any damage or significant weather.

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7-Day Forecast For DAWSON County, GA
Issued at 1015 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

REST OF TONIGHT
Windy, showers. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. East winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY
Windy. Showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 67 to 73. Chance of rain 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 70.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                APR 28-MAY 2 APR 30-MAY 6    APR       APR-JUN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above     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

Monday April 23, 2018 the 113th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.860000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:55 EDT Set 20:12 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:33 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 20:36 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

APRIL 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1885...
The city of Denver CO was in the midst of a storm which produced 23 inches
of snow in 24 hours, and at Idaho Springs CO produced 32 inches of snow.
(David Ludlum)
...1910...
The temperature at the Civic Center in Los Angeles CA hit 100 degrees to
establish an April record for the city. (The Weather Channel)


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