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Regional Hourly Observations For FORSYTH County
Issued at 600 PM EDT FRI MAR 23 2018

ATLANTA        PTSUNNY   63  38  39 W12       30.18F                  
ATHENS         PTSUNNY   65  34  31 W7        30.16S                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      62  34  35 NW7G20    30.17F                  
PEACHTREE CITY PTSUNNY   63  36  36 W7        30.19F                  
ROME           CLOUDY    63  37  38 SW8       30.17F                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      63  36  36 NW13G21   30.18F                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      61  33  35 W9G21     30.16F                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      63  37  38 VRB3      30.19F                  

DALTON*        FAIR      59  34  38 NE6       30.20F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      62  34  35 W7        30.17F                  
MARIETTA       CLOUDY    62  33  34 NW8       30.17F                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      62  34  35 NW7       30.18F                  
CANTON*        FAIR      61  34  36 CALM      30.19F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      53  29  39 NW7       30.19F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Friday March 23, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Vidalia, Valdosta, Moody AFB, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Saint Simons and 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 FORSYTH County,GA

241 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms across central Georgia
on Sunday as a weak front pushes south. There will also be a 
chance for thunderstorms next Thursday across north and central 
Georgia as another front approaches the area.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FORSYTH County, GA
Issued at 245 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Mostly cloudy. Highs 65 to 71. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows 50 to 56. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs 53 to 61. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Cloudy. Occasional drizzle and slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Cloudy with a slight chance of showers and patchy drizzle. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 70.

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

Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly sunny 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 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above     Normal                      

....  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 March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year

Declination 1.410000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:10 EDT Ends 19:13 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 vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the
late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Weather Channel)

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