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Regional Hourly Observations For JONES County
Issued at 600 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   MOCLDY    28  26  92 CALM      30.28S                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY    35  31  85 CALM      30.27S                  
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    40  30  67 E3        30.22S                  
MACON          CLOUDY    31  30  96 CALM      30.25S                  
ROBINS AFB     CLEAR     32  31  94 CALM      30.25R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      CLOUDY    32  32  99 CALM      30.20F                  
SYLVANIA*      CLOUDY    33  33 100 CALM      30.29R                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FOG       34  34 100 CALM      30.25F VSB<1/4          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the east at 3 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 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 47 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Dalton and Augusta (Bush).


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 JONES County,GA

445 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected today.

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


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday  

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms across portions of
central Georgia on Monday.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms over portions of west
Georgia on Tuesday. Also, there is a risk of Flash Flooding across
far north Georgia, from Floyd to Hall counties and north, late 
Tuesday and Tuesday night.

A slight chance of thunderstorms will continue over portions
of west Georgia on Wednesday and rain will be heavy at times
across north Georgia with some flooding possible.

A cold front will approach the area Friday and move slowly 
across the area on Saturday with heavy rain possible over
north Georgia.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For JONES County, GA
Issued at 355 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Mostly sunny this morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain early this afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of showers this afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. light Southeast winds shifting to the Northwest after midnight.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of light rain in the evening, then a slight chance of light rain after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. light West winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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

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SUN
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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
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
Ludlum)
...1929...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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