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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018

ATLANTA        MOCLDY    57  46  66 NW8       30.29R                  
ATHENS         FAIR      58  45  62 N5        30.28R                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      57  46  66 NW6       30.29R                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      56  48  74 NW5       30.30R                  
ROME           FAIR      56  42  59 N10       30.32F                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      56  49  77 N6        30.29S                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      54  46  74 NW3       30.30S                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      54  45  71 VRB3      30.32S                  

DALTON*        FAIR      50  45  81 N9        30.35S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      55  49  80 CALM      30.29R                  
MARIETTA       MOCLDY    56  46  68 NW7       30.29R                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      55  47  74 NW7       30.31R                  
CANTON*        FAIR      55  43  62 NW6       30.30S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      43  42  97 CALM      30.35R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Winds are from the north at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 52 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FAYETTE County,GA

530 PM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday  

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible over portions of Central Georgia 
Saturday afternoon as the next cold front moves across the region.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, GA
Issued at 310 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. light and variable winds.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 70. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. light and variable winds.

Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Clear. Lows around 40.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

ETA Surface Forecast Maps, AVN 6-Panel Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      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

Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

Declination -9.960000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:42 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EDT Ends 19:22 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

A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)

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