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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK County
Issued at 800 AM EDT SUN OCT 21 2018

AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      53  39  59 N13       30.12R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  50; 6HR MAX TEMP:  60;                                

AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      53  36  52 N10G20    30.14R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  53; 6HR MAX TEMP:  60;                                

COLUMBUS       FAIR      51  36  56 N7        30.17R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  51; 6HR MAX TEMP:  58;                                

MACON          FAIR      49  40  71 N5        30.14R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  49; 6HR MAX TEMP:  57;                                

ROBINS AFB     FAIR      46  42  85 NW7       30.14R                  

LAGRANGE*      FAIR      47  32  55 N6        30.20R                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      52  49  92 N3        30.11R                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      52  39  62 NW6       30.14R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 59 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 36 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 HANCOCK County,GA

517 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

   Freeze Warning In Effect This Morning And Again Tonight Into 
Monday Morning For Far Northeast Georgia  

Much colder temperatures continue to filter into the area behind a 
cold front. This will result in temperatures around freezing for 
this morning and again tonight into Monday morning for far Northeast 
Georgia. Elsewhere across Northern and portions of Central Georgia, 
patchy frost will be possible late tonight into Monday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Continued frost and freeze event will be ongoing Monday morning.

Otherwise, the probability for widespread hazardous weather is 
low for the week.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, GA
Issued at 308 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds.

Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. light and variable winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

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