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Regional Hourly Observations For MACON County
Issued at 700 AM EDT SUN OCT 21 2018

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      52  45  77 N7        30.09R                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      55  43  63 N10       30.10R                  
COLUMBUS       FAIR      52  43  71 N6        30.14R                  
MACON          FAIR      50  43  77 NW8       30.11R                  
ROBINS AFB     CLEAR     47  44  92 NW5       30.11R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      FAIR      50  35  56 N7G16     30.17R                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      51  49  94 CALM      30.08R                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      52  43  71 NW8       30.12R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 60 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 37 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

517 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

   Freeze Warning In Effect This Morning And Again Tonight Into 
Monday Morning For Far Northeast Georgia  

Much colder temperatures continue to filter into the area behind 
a cold front. This will result in temperatures around freezing for
this morning and again tonight into Monday morning for far
Northeast Georgia. Elsewhere across Northern and portions of 
Central Georgia, patchy frosty will be possible late tonight into 
Monday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Continued frost and freeze event will be ongoing Monday morning.

Otherwise, the probability for widespread hazardous weather is 
low for the week.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MACON County, GA
Issued at 308 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. light Northeast winds.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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 October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EDT Ends 19:18 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

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OCTOBER 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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