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Regional Hourly Observations For MCDUFFIE County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Savannah Arpt  CLOUDY    81  71  71 SW8       30.21R                  
Hunter AAF     FAIR      80  72  77 S7        30.18R                  
Fort Stewart   DRIZZLE   73  73 100 W7        30.20R                  
Statesboro     FAIR      78  69  73 SW10G16   30.21R THUNDER          
Sylvania       FAIR      80  76  87 SW6       30.19S                  
Claxton        TSTM      77  74  92 SW5       30.24R                  

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Thomson        FAIR      76  74  92 W3        30.22R                  
Augusta-Bush   FAIR      79  73  82 S5        30.16R                  
Augusta-Daniel FAIR      82  75  79 S6        30.18R                  
Swainsboro     FAIR      79  73  83 S7        30.21R THUNDER          
Vidalia        MOCLDY    77  70  78 S10       30.22R                  
Eastman        FAIR      81  32  17 CALM      30.22S                  
Hazlehurst     FAIR      76  70  80 S3        30.20S                  
Alma           LGT RAIN  75  72  90 CALM      30.21F                  
Waycross       RAIN      74  72  91 CALM      30.20F                  
Jesup          NOT AVBL                                               
Baxley         TSTM      72  72 100 SW3       30.21F                  
Brunswick      FAIR      77  70  78 W3        30.21S                  
Saint Simons   FAIR      81  72  74 W6        30.20S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Thursday August 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 77 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Augusta (Daniels). The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Fort Stewart.


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 MCDUFFIE County,GA

214 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MCDUFFIE County, GA
Issued at 1102 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 22-26    AUG 24-30    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      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 August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.420000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:59 EDT Set 20:19 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 20:43 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

........................
AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1777...
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
...1909...
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Channel)
...1916...
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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