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Regional Hourly Observations For EFFINGHAM County
Issued at 1200 PM EDT WED AUG 15 2018
...Southeast Georgia... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS Savannah Arpt PTSUNNY 85 75 72 VRB5 30.11S HX 93 Hunter AAF MOSUNNY 86 75 70 VRB7 30.08S HX 95 Fort Stewart NOT AVBL Statesboro FAIR 84 73 68 S7 30.10S HX 91 Sylvania FAIR 85 76 73 CALM 30.11S HX 94 Claxton FAIR 85 74 70 CALM 30.10F HX 93 ...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS Thomson FAIR 86 69 56 W6 30.15F HX 90 Augusta-Bush FAIR 89 75 63 CALM 30.08F HX 99 Augusta-Daniel FAIR 88 71 57 CALM 30.10S HX 94 Swainsboro FAIR 88 72 58 SE3 30.11S HX 94 Vidalia FAIR 86 70 58 CALM 30.11S HX 90 Eastman FAIR 87 32 14 CALM 30.13F Hazlehurst FAIR 87 72 61 S6 30.10S HX 93 Alma PTSUNNY 86 74 67 SW3 30.10F HX 94 Waycross CLOUDY 85 76 73 SW7 30.11S HX 94 Jesup NOT AVBL Baxley PTSUNNY 84 77 79 SW8 30.11S HX 94 Brunswick FAIR 88 72 58 SW7 30.12S HX 94 Saint Simons FAIR 87 73 62 VRB7 30.11S HX 94
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 82 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 92 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. There is patchy fog south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Augusta (Bush). The lowest temperature is 81 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 EFFINGHAM County,GA
335 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across the region today as a weak cold front dissipates across the southern South Carolina Midlands. A few of these thunderstorms could become severe with damaging winds as well hail up to quarter size. In addition, any thunderstorms will be capable of producing frequent cloud to ground lightning as well as heavy rainfall that could produce minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. The risk for isolated severe thunderstorms will be greatest between 1 pm and 8 pm. Some of this thunderstorm activity will move into the coastal waters by mid to late afternoon. Mariners should be alert for wind gusts in excess of 35 kt, small hail, frequent cloud to water lightning and localized visibilities of less than 1 NM. Monitor conditions throughout the day and be prepared to take action should threatening weather approach or if a warning is issued for your location. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Please relay any reports of hazardous weather including, but not limited to large hail, damaging winds and flooding to the National Weather Service in Charleston at 1-888-383-2024.
7-Day Forecast For EFFINGHAM County, GA
Issued at 1052 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
GEORGIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above 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 August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.740000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:58 EDT Set 20:20 EDT Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:33 EDT Ends 20:45 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky