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Regional Hourly Observations For FLOYD County
Issued at 900 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        MOCLDY    62  54  74 SE5       30.17S                  
ATHENS         CLOUDY    64  54  69 CALM      30.17S                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      61  55  81 CALM      30.17S                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      59  57  93 CALM      30.18S                  
ROME           FAIR      63  58  83 S3        30.15R                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      62  58  86 CALM      30.17S                  
GAINESVILLE    CLOUDY    62  53  72 CALM      30.19S                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      60  57  89 CALM      30.17S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      63  59  88 S3        30.17S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    63  54  72 CALM      30.18F                  
MARIETTA       MOCLDY    63  54  72 SE5       30.17S                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      62  55  77 CALM      30.18R                  
CANTON*        CLOUDY    64  52  63 CALM      30.18F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      60  55  84 SE3       30.19R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 62 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Albany. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Peachtree City.


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 FLOYD County,GA

929 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

A cold front will move through Saturday bringing showers to the
area but no thunderstorms are anticipated at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For FLOYD County, GA
Issued at 243 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Chance of showers late. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Windy, colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:43 EDT Set 18:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EDT Ends 19:21 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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