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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018
CENTRAL GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS AUGUSTA-BUSH PTSUNNY 86 77 74 S7 29.99F HX 97 AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR 86 77 74 CALM 30.01F HX 97 COLUMBUS PTSUNNY 83 75 77 W5 30.03F HX 90 MACON PTSUNNY 87 75 67 W5 30.01F HX 96 ROBINS AFB MOSUNNY 89 75 64 SW5 30.00F HX 99 CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAGRANGE* PTSUNNY 87 78 72 S6 30.04F HX 100 SYLVANIA* PTSUNNY 87 78 76 W6 30.02F HX 100 MILLEDGEVILLE* PTSUNNY 88 75 66 MISG 30.02F HX 97
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 87 degrees central, and near 88 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west 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 91 degrees at Fort Stewart. The lowest temperature is 81 degrees at Brunswick.
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 JOHNSON County,GA
1251 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightScattered thunderstorms are expected across north and central Georgia this afternoon and evening. A few of these storms could be strong, producing gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. However, the main hazard will be locally heavy rainfall. The heavy rain could cause temporary street flooding and ponding of water in low lying areas. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected Wednesday through Monday, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours each day. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible each day with strong, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and very heavy rainfall. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to weather.gov/atlanta.
7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, GA
Issued at 1122 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
GEORGIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 22-26 JUL 24-30 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.030000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:39 EDT Set 20:43 EDT Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 21:10 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
/////////////////////// JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan, including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel) ...1941... A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end. Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The Weather Channel) ...1957... On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort, and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees. Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat, and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with 126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky