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Regional Hourly Observations For LONG County
Issued at 800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    57  48  72 S5        30.23R                  
VALDOSTA       CLOUDY    68  60  75 SW3       30.21R                  
ALMA           CLOUDY    64  57  78 NW3       30.21R                  
ST SIMONS      CLEAR     57  55  93 E6        30.20F                  
FT STEWART     CLOUDY    56  48  74 SE5         N/A                   
ALBANY         CLOUDY    67  59  75 S7        30.20S                  
HUNTER AFB     CLOUDY    56  47  72 SE5       30.20R                  
MOODY AFB      CLOUDY    68  59  73 W3        30.20R                  
BRUNSWICK      CLEAR     55  48  76 SE5       30.21F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    MOCLDY    70  64  83 S3        30.20S                  
MOULTRIE*        N/A     68  61  77 S3        30.21S                  
VIDALIA*       MOCLDY    61  52  72 S6        30.18F                  
WAYCROSS*      MOCLDY    61  57  87 CALM      30.20R                  
DOUGLAS*       CLOUDY    63  55  77 CALM      30.23R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 56 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 5 mph 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 70 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 41 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 LONG County,GA

331 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Dense Fog: Conditions are favorable for fog to form Monday night into 
Tuesday morning, some of which could become dense. If there is enough
coverage of dense fog a Dense Fog Advisory would be required.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LONG County, GA
Issued at 642 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Areas of fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      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