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Regional Hourly Observations For GILMER County
Issued at 800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

ATLANTA        DRIZZLE   46  44  93 NE8       30.19R                  
ATHENS         CLOUDY    46  45  96 CALM      30.20R                  
CHAMBLEE       CLOUDY    45  43  93 E5        30.18F                  
PEACHTREE CITY CLOUDY    47  44  90 CALM      30.18R                  
ROME           CLOUDY    43  43 100 N3        30.19S FOG              
WEST ATLANTA   CLOUDY    46  45  96 CALM      30.19R                  
GAINESVILLE    CLOUDY    43  43 100 N5        30.20S FOG              
CARTERSVILLE   CLOUDY    45  45 100 E5        30.19F                  

DALTON*        CLOUDY    41  41 100 CALM      30.20S FOG              
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    44  43  96 VRB5      30.19S FOG              
MARIETTA       CLOUDY    45  43  93 E5        30.17S                  
KENNESAW*      CLOUDY    45  43  93 CALM      30.19S FOG              
CANTON*        CLOUDY    45  45 100 CALM      30.19F FOG              

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 56 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 41 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

645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

Patchy dense fog, with visibilities of 1/4 mile or less, will be 
possible after midnight tonight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Unsettled weather will persist for much of this period. The 
potential for locally heavy rainfall is increasing, especially for 
Wednesday and into next weekend. Localized flooding will be 


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For GILMER County, GA
Issued at 239 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain this evening. Patchy drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Partly sunny. Patchy fog and drizzle in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds up to 10 mph.

Partly sunny with a chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 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 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Below      Below                      

....  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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 17:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:31 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 17:57 EST

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 three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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