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Regional Hourly Observations For MURRAY County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018
NORTH GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ATLANTA MOCLDY 77 70 79 SW10 30.18R ATHENS FAIR 78 73 84 VRB3 30.17R CHAMBLEE FAIR 77 72 84 S9 30.18R PEACHTREE CITY FAIR 75 72 90 CALM 30.19R ROME FAIR 79 71 76 S3 30.14R WEST ATLANTA FAIR 79 74 84 S7 30.18R GAINESVILLE FAIR 78 73 84 S6 30.19S CARTERSVILLE FAIR 77 73 87 VRB3 30.17R CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS DALTON* FAIR 75 73 94 SE3 30.16R LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR 78 72 81 SW8 30.18R MARIETTA MOCLDY 78 72 81 SW8 30.18R KENNESAW* FAIR 79 71 76 SW8 30.18R CANTON* FAIR 81 68 65 SW7 30.20R BLAIRSVILLE* FAIR 70 68 93 N3 30.22R
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MURRAY County,GA
1034 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightIsolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening over north and central Georgia. Some storms could be strong with damaging winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. While isolated events are possible, the probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected for north and central Georgia Friday through Monday. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to weather.gov/atlanta.
7-Day Forecast For MURRAY County, GA
Issued at 240 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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)
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