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Regional Hourly Observations For DODGE County
Issued at 300 AM EDT WED MAR 21 2018
CENTRAL GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS AUGUSTA-BUSH MOCLDY 53 37 54 W14G23 29.65S AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY 53 37 54 W9G21 29.65S COLUMBUS FAIR 49 39 68 NW15G23 29.83R MACON CLOUDY 51 41 68 W16G23 29.75R ROBINS AFB MOCLDY 52 41 67 W15G23 29.74S CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAGRANGE* CLOUDY 46 37 72 NW16G28 29.83R SYLVANIA* MOCLDY 55 45 67 NW13G20 29.68S MILLEDGEVILLE* CLOUDY 52 41 66 NW17G28 29.71S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 57 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the west at 20 mph with gusts at 32 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 15 mph with gusts at 21 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Savannah, Saint Simons, and Hunter AFB. The lowest temperature is 36 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For DODGE County,GA
937 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE TonightThere is a chance for a wintry mix of mainly rain and snow across the higher elevations of far north Georgia through early Wednesday morning. No significant accumulations are expected although the higher ridges may see a light accumulation, generally on grassy or elevated surfaces. Patchy slick spots are possible on roads. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A Wind Advisory will be in effect on Wednesday from noon to 8 PM EDT for sustained wind speeds up to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph across the area. Refer to the Wind Advisory product /ATLNPWFFC/ for more information. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday. The primary hazards would be occasional lightning, gusty winds and heavy rain. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For DODGE County, GA
Issued at 1026 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 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 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 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
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.620000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:37 EDT Set 18:48 EDT Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 19:11 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 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky