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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        MOCLDY    61  55  81 S3        30.14F                  
ATHENS         FAIR      62  54  74 CALM      30.14F                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      59  56  89 S3        30.14F                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      59  57  93 CALM      30.15F                  
ROME           MOCLDY    62  58  86 CALM      30.13S                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      59  58  96 CALM      30.14F                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      60  55  83 SW3       30.16F                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      59  57  93 CALM      30.14F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      61  59  94 CALM      30.15S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      60  55  83 S3          N/A                   
MARIETTA       MOCLDY    61  55  82 SE3       30.15F                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      60  56  86 CALM      30.15F                  
CANTON*        MOCLDY    61  54  77 CALM      30.16S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   CLOUDY    57  55  92 CALM      30.16S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 61 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 74 degrees at Albany. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at West Atlanta, Peachtree City, Chamblee, and Cartersville.


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 FRANKLIN County,GA

318 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

A strong cold front will bring much cooler air into the region over
the weekend. Areas of frost may develop Sunday night into early
Monday morning as winds become light under clear skies.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

None.

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7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, GA
Issued at 1038 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cooler with lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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)


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