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Regional Hourly Observations For PICKENS County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        MOCLDY    78  73  84 CALM      30.07S                  
ATHENS         FAIR      75  74  96 CALM      30.07S                  
CHAMBLEE       HVY RAIN  75  73  93 W15       30.08S FOG              
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      78  74  87 CALM      30.06F                  
ROME           FAIR      78  76  93 CALM      30.06R                  
WEST ATLANTA   MOCLDY    75  74  96 CALM      30.07S                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      76  74  93 SE3       30.11S                  
CARTERSVILLE   LGT RAIN  74  74 100 E5        30.09R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        MOCLDY    73  72  94 CALM      30.07F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* MOCLDY    76  74  93 CALM      30.08S                  
MARIETTA       TSTM      77  73  87 NW6       30.08F                  
KENNESAW*      LGT RAIN  73  72  94 CALM      30.08F                  
CANTON*        CLOUDY    77  68  73 W8        30.12R                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   MOCLDY    73  72  96 CALM      30.14S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 77 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 84%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Kennesaw and 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 PICKENS County,GA

1027 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue across
portions of northern Georgia overnight. A few of these storms
could be strong, producing gusty winds and frequent lightning
strikes. However, the main hazard from the overnight storms will
be locally heavy rainfall. The heavy rain could cause temporary
street flooding and ponding of water in low lying areas. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected Monday through 
Saturday, mainly in the afternoon and evening. A few strong to 
severe thunderstorms will be possible each day with strong, gusty 
winds, frequent lightning, very heavy rainfall and localized 
flooding.


 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.

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7-Day Forecast For PICKENS County, GA
Issued at 1033 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:11 EDT Ends 21:10 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

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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