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Regional Hourly Observations For ECHOLS County
Issued at 100 PM EDT MON SEP 24 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       PTSUNNY   86  72  62 E14       30.13S HX  92           
VALDOSTA       FAIR      86  71  60 E5        30.09F HX  91           
ALMA           FAIR      89  67  47 VRB6      30.11F HX  92           
ST SIMONS      PTSUNNY   86  73  65 E13       30.12R HX  93           
FT STEWART     CLOUDY    84  74  71 S3        30.11S HX  90           
ALBANY         PTSUNNY   88  68  51 SE13      30.11S HX  91           
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      87  74  64 E14       30.10F HX  96           
MOODY AFB      MOSUNNY   88  66  48 E7        30.10F HX  90           
BRUNSWICK      CLOUDY    88  72  58 E12       30.12S HX  94           

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*      N/A     90  66  45 SE8       30.08S HX  92           
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      86  68  54 E5        30.10S                  
VIDALIA*       CLOUDY    84  70  61 CALM      30.13F                  
WAYCROSS*      PTSUNNY   88  70  55 E5        30.10F HX  93           
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      88  68  51 E8        30.12F HX  91           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Monday September 24, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 81 degrees north, near 89 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, haze central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the southeast at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 7 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to haze. Winds are from the east at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Dalton.


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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 ECHOLS County, GA
Issued at 950 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018

REST OF TODAY
Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. East winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms and slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
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                SEP 29-OCT 3  OCT 1-OCT 7    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Almanac Information

Monday September 24, 2018 the 267th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -0.830000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:25 EDT Set 19:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:26 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:01 EDT Ends 19:52 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

SEPTEMBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1926...
The temperature at Yellowstone Park dipped to nine degrees below zero. It
was the coldest reading of record in the U.S. during September. Severe
freezes were widespread over the northwestern U.S. causing great crop
destruction. In Washington State, Spokane County experienced their earliest
snow of record. Harney Branch Experiment Station in Oregon reported a
temperature of 2 degrees above zero to establish a state record for the
month of September. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1950...
A smoke pall from western Canada forest fires covered much of the eastern
U.S. Daylight was reduced to nighttime darkness in parts of the Northeast.
The color of the sun varied from pink to purple, blue, or lavendar. Yellow
to grey-tan was common. (24th-30th) (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Lightning struck a man near Waldport OR, a young man who it so happens was
carrying thirty-five pieces of dynamite. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
The first full day of autumn proved to be a pleasant one for much of the
nation, with sunny skies and mild temperatures. Thunderstorms again formed
over Florida and the southwestern deserts, and also formed along a cold
front in the northeastern U.S. A storm spotter at Earp CA sighted a couple
of funnel clouds, one on the California side of the state line, and the
other on the Arizona side. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a stationary front produced large hail and
damaging winds in the southeastern U.S., with reports of severe weather
most numerous in North Carolina. Golf ball size hail was reported at Tick
Creek and a number of other locations in North Carolina. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Forty-seven cities between the Rockies and the Appalachians reported record
low temperatures for the date. Lows of 38 degrees at Abilene TX, 34 degrees
at Jackson KY, and 36 degrees at Midland TX established records for the
month of September. The low of 36 degrees at Midland smashed their previous
record for the date by thirteen degrees. Fayetteville AR and Springfield MO
reported their earliest freeze of record. Thunderstorms produced torrential
rains in northeastern Florida. Jacksonville was deluged with 11.40 inches
of rain, and flash flooding resulted in two deaths. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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