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Regional Hourly Observations For MACON County
Issued at 200 AM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018

AUGUSTA-BUSH   CLOUDY    64  62  93 SE9       29.51F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  65; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY    65  62  90 SE12      29.52F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  65;                                

COLUMBUS       MOCLDY    70  67  90 SW12      29.55F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  70; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72;                                

MACON          CLOUDY    69  67  93 SW10      29.58R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

ROBINS AFB     CLOUDY    70  67  92 SW7       29.57R                  

LAGRANGE*      TSTM      64  63  98 NW8       29.55S VSB 1            
SYLVANIA*      CLOUDY    66  65  97 S12G18    29.59F                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* TSTM      68  64  88 NW20      29.56R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 61 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. Winds are from the west at 5 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are from the south at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at LaGrange, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 55 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 MACON County,GA

925 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of north and central
Georgia until 4 AM EDT as a more organized line of severe 
thunderstorms moves from Alabama into northwest Georgia, the 
Atlanta metro area, and into portions of central Georgia. It is 
along and ahead of this line where all modes of severe weather 
exist, including tornadoes, large hail potentially greater than 2 
inches, and damaging winds in excess of 70 MPH. Heavy rainfall and
frequent lightning will also occur. The potential for severe 
weather will be its highest through 4 AM Tuesday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday  

There will be a chance of thunderstorms over mainly central Georgia 
on Tuesday. The severe threat is reduced Tuesday but a few storms 
could be strong to severe with large hail and damaging winds the 
primary threats.


Spotter activation is likely through tonight. Spotters are 
encouraged to submit reports of severe weather through the web by 
going to

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MACON County, GA
Issued at 202 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Windy. Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Windy. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Windy, colder. Decreasing clouds. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 15 to 25 mph.

Windy, sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Clear. Lows around 40.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

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

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

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

Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.220000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 18:47 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 19:11 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 tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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