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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                  

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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 MURRAY County,GA

1034 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Isolated 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. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MURRAY County, GA
Issued at 240 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. light South winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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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