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Regional Hourly Observations For DOUGHERTY County
Issued at 1100 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       CLEAR     43  26  51 SW7       29.95S                  
VALDOSTA       CLOUDY    43  34  70 SW3       29.99F                  
ALMA           CLEAR     44  29  55 SW9       29.96R                  
ST SIMONS      CLEAR     48  34  58 SW13      29.97F                  
FT STEWART     CLEAR     37  29  73 CALM      29.93S                  
ALBANY         CLOUDY    44  30  57 SW6       29.99S                  
HUNTER AFB     CLEAR     43  27  53 SW7       29.93F                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    45  34  64 SW9       29.97S                  
BRUNSWICK      CLEAR     43  30  61 SW9       29.98S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    CLOUDY    45  41  87 SW3       29.98F                  
MOULTRIE*      CLOUDY    43  32  65 W3        29.99S                  
VIDALIA*       CLEAR     41  28  60 SW6       29.94S                  
WAYCROSS*      CLEAR     44  30  59 W8        29.97S                  
DOUGLAS*       CLOUDY    41  30  65 SW7       29.98S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 48 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Cartersville.


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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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7-Day Forecast For DOUGHERTY County, GA
Issued at 845 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:30 EST Set 17:29 EST
Transit Meridian 12:29 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 EST Ends 17:56 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

DECEMBER 13TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
...1962...
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
December. 
...1987...
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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