Click on button above to view GA Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.

Grady County, GA Weather and Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the pull-down menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Outlook
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts

US Weekly Rainfall Departure

US Weekly Temperature Departure
Also see:

A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.

National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For GRADY County
Issued at 700 AM EDT SUN OCT 21 2018

SAVANNAH       FAIR      56  49  77 NW7       30.07R                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      56  50  80 VRB5      30.09R                  
ALMA           FAIR      56  49  77 NW6       30.08R                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      60  49  66 NW10G18   30.05R                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      56  48  76 NW6       30.05R                  
ALBANY         FAIR      55  49  80 NW5       30.14R                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      57  47  71 NW5       30.04R                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      56  49  80 N9        30.08R                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      57  50  77 NW7       30.06R                  

BAINBRIDGE*      N/A     57  50  77 N5        30.13R                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      55  48  76 N5        30.12R                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      54  46  76 NW5       30.09R                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      56  53  91 N7        30.08R                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      55  48  76 NW3       30.10R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 60 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 37 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.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map

Hazardous Weather Outlook For GRADY County
Hazardous report currently not available
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For GRADY County, GA
Issued at 357 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Cooler, sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cooler, clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Warmer. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 70.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s.

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EDT Ends 19:18 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 severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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