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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 800 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018

AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      72  71  97 S6        30.12R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  68; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72;                                

AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      73  70  90 S5        30.13R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74;                                

COLUMBUS       MOCLDY    69  68  96 CALM      30.12R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73;                                

MACON          MOCLDY    70  70 100 CALM      30.13R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73;                                

ROBINS AFB     MOCLDY    71  71 100 CALM      30.12R                  

LAGRANGE*      MOCLDY    67  67  98 CALM      30.13R                  
SYLVANIA*      MOCLDY    73  73 100 CALM      30.15R FOG              
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      70  70 100 CALM      30.13R FOG              

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fog south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Visibility is less than one mile south. Winds are from the west at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 59 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 JOHNSON County,GA

430 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

Isolated thunderstorms are possible over central and portions of
north Georgia this afternoon and early evening. The main hazard
will be occasional lightning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

Isolated thunderstorms are possible across central Georgia on

Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, GA
Issued at 400 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

Patchy fog early then Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 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 21-25    OCT 23-29    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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

Declination -9.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:40 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EDT Ends 19:24 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

The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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