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Regional Hourly Observations For LEE County
Issued at 600 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       MOCLDY    46  39  76 CALM      30.02R                  
VALDOSTA       CLOUDY    46  45  96 CALM      30.02S FOG              
ALMA           CLEAR     40  38  93 CALM      30.02R FOG              
ST SIMONS      CLOUDY    50  47  89 W3        30.03R                  
FT STEWART     CLOUDY    42  40  91 CALM      30.01R                  
ALBANY         CLOUDY    39  38  96 CALM      30.05R                  
HUNTER AFB     MOCLDY    45  39  81 SW7       29.99R                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    45  45 100 CALM      30.01S FOG              
BRUNSWICK      CLOUDY    46  41  81 SW3       30.04R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    PTCLDY    46  45  93 CALM      30.03R                  
MOULTRIE*      CLOUDY    45  43  93 CALM      30.03R                  
VIDALIA*       CLEAR     43  39  87 SW3       30.01R                  
WAYCROSS*      CLEAR     42  40  91 CALM      30.03S                  
DOUGLAS*       CLEAR     41  41 100 CALM      30.04R FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. 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 50 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Dalton.


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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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7-Day Forecast For LEE County, GA
Issued at 159 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds up to 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds becoming east up to 5 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s.

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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 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:31 EST Set 17:30 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 17:56 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 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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