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Regional Hourly Observations For DOUGHERTY County
Issued at 1000 AM EST FRI NOV 16 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       FAIR      44  33  65 NW13      30.17S                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      44  33  65 N9G23     30.23R                  
ALMA           FAIR      44  32  62 NW13      30.21R                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      45  33  63 NW9       30.17S                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      44  33  64 W12       30.16S                  
ALBANY         FAIR      45  33  63 NW9       30.27R                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      45  34  65 NW12      30.18F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    FAIR      45  32  61 NW7       30.29R                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      41  32  70 NW12G17   30.25R                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      45  32  61 NW7       30.19S                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      45  32  61 N12       30.21R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1000am EST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 9 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 45 degrees at Waycross, Vidalia, Saint Simons, Brunswick, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Cartersville.


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 DOUGHERTY County
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7-Day Forecast For DOUGHERTY County, GA
Issued at 204 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

TODAY
Sunny. Patchy frost early in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light winds.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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

THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Above     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above      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

Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.960000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:07 EST Set 17:32 EST
Transit Meridian 12:19 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:42 EST Ends 17:58 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

NOVEMBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1927...
Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
...1958...
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1959...
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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