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Regional Hourly Observations For MACON County
Issued at 200 AM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018
CENTRAL GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS 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 CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS 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 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 TonightA 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is likely through tonight. Spotters are encouraged to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to weather.gov/atlanta.
7-Day Forecast For MACON County, GA
Issued at 202 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... 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