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Regional Hourly Observations For LONG County
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
Savannah Arpt  FAIR      61  23  23 NW16G24   30.12F                  
Hunter AAF     FAIR      63  24  22 NW12      30.09F                  
Fort Stewart   FAIR      64  23  20 NW15G29   30.10F                  
Statesboro     FAIR      63  16  16 NW14G20   30.12F                  
Sylvania       FAIR      62  30  29 N13G22    30.12F                  
Claxton        FAIR      64  24  21 W16       30.12F                  

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
Thomson        FAIR      59  22  23 N15G24    30.19S                  
Augusta-Bush   FAIR      62  22  21 NW10G23   30.12F                  
Augusta-Daniel FAIR      61  22  22 NW15G21   30.13F                  
Swainsboro     FAIR      63  28  27 NW15      30.14F                  
Vidalia        FAIR      64  27  24 NW15      30.14F                  
Eastman        FAIR      65 -33   1 NW9G17    30.19F                  
Hazlehurst     FAIR      65  16  15 NW7G16    30.14F                  
Alma           FAIR      64  21  19 NW14G25   30.15F                  
Waycross       FAIR      64   9  11 NW15      30.15F                  
Jesup          FAIR      64  19  17 NW9G21    30.13F                  
Baxley         FAIR      61  21  21 NW12G22   30.14F                  
Brunswick      FAIR      63  28  27 NW10G17   30.13F                  
Saint Simons   FAIR      63  29  27 W9G24     30.12F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 23%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 21%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 22 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Waycross, Valdosta, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Kennesaw, Dalton, and Chamblee.

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

347 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Frost: Some frost is expected to develop late tonight through around
daybreak Friday morning, mainly inland from Highway 17 in South
Carolina and from I-95 in Georgia. A Frost Advisory could be needed
for at least part of the area, especially well inland.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LONG County, GA
Issued at 310 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Patchy frost in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 19:12 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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