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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT SAT MAR 24 2018

AUGUSTA-BUSH   PTSUNNY   68  37  32 S8        30.12F                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL PTSUNNY   66  37  34 VRB6      30.13F                  
COLUMBUS       FAIR      67  51  56 S7G16     30.11F                  
MACON          CLOUDY    70  41  34 SW13      30.13F                  
ROBINS AFB     MOSUNNY   70  42  35 W12       30.12F                  

LAGRANGE*      PTSUNNY   69  53  55 S12G20    30.09F                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      69  45  41 SW5       30.16F                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* CLOUDY    70  41  35 S6        30.12F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Saturday March 24, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 62 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Moody AFB. The lowest temperature is 55 degrees at Gainesville.

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 MONROE County,GA

430 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms over north Georgia
tonight. The main hazard will be occasional lightning.

Patchy dense fog will be possible over portions of north Georgia 
late tonight, reducing the visibility to 1/4 mile or less.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday  

There is some potential for a rain, freezing rain mix over the 
mountains of far northeast Georgia late Sunday night into early

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms across portions of
north and west Georgia on Thursday.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, GA
Issued at 407 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs 65 to 71. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.

Colder. Occasional drizzle and rain likely in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cooler. Cloudy with occasional drizzle and chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Cloudy. Occasional drizzle and slight chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      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

Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year

Declination 1.800000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:33 EDT Set 18:50 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:09 EDT Ends 19:14 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

...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)

...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a 
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall 
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern 
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and 
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a 
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had 
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm 
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City 
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)

...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado 
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed 
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed 
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of 
the homes' rugs a mile away.  (NWS Louisville)

...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 
degrees.  (NWS Louisville)

...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved 
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark 
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five 
fatalities probably occurred.  (NWS Louisville)

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