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Regional Hourly Observations For GILMER County
Issued at 600 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018

ATLANTA        MOCLDY    56  46  69 NW6       30.30R                  
ATHENS         MOCLDY    57  47  69 N3        30.30R                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      53  47  79 N3        30.30R                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      55  48  77 N3        30.31R                  
ROME           FAIR      54  42  64 N8        30.33R                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      55  48  77 N5        30.30R                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      53  46  77 CALM      30.31R                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      53  45  74 CALM      30.33R                  

DALTON*        FAIR      50  45  81 NW12      30.35S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      53  49  86 CALM      30.30R                  
MARIETTA       FAIR      55  46  71 NW5       30.30R                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      53  47  79 CALM      30.31S                  
CANTON*        FAIR      54  43  66 CALM      30.31R                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      42  42  98 SE7       30.35R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 59 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 69%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 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 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 50 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 GILMER County,GA

518 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday  

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 GILMER County, GA
Issued at 310 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

A slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs 54 to 60.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs around 60.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs 62 to 68.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 20 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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