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Regional Hourly Observations For POLK County
Issued at 100 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018
NORTH GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ATLANTA PTSUNNY 86 71 60 E8G17 30.00F HX 91 ATHENS PTSUNNY 86 75 69 NE9 30.01F HX 95 CHAMBLEE PTSUNNY 82 72 71 NE8 30.02R PEACHTREE CITY FAIR 88 73 61 SE7 29.99F HX 95 ROME FAIR 89 75 63 VRB6 29.97F HX 99 WEST ATLANTA FAIR 88 74 63 E8 29.99F HX 96 GAINESVILLE FAIR 82 74 76 E9 30.06F CARTERSVILLE FAIR 87 73 62 NE9 29.99F HX 94 CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS DALTON* FAIR 86 72 62 SE6 30.00F HX 92 LAWRENCEVILLE* PTSUNNY 82 74 76 E9 30.03F MARIETTA PTSUNNY 84 72 65 E10 30.00F HX 90 KENNESAW* FAIR 87 71 58 SE9 30.01F HX 93 CANTON* PTSUNNY 86 66 51 E8 30.04F BLAIRSVILLE* FAIR 82 68 62 SE12 30.07F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 86 degrees north, near 88 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the east at 8 mph with gusts at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Alma. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Brunswick.
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 POLK County,GA
1220 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and TonightScattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across north and central Georgia today and tonight. The best chances will be during the afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could become severe with the main hazards being locally heavy rainfall, strong, gusty winds and frequent lightning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday A strong storm system approaching the region Friday and moving across the area through Saturday will increase the chances for severe thunderstorms those two days. The primary hazards will be damaging wind gusts, frequent lightning and very heavy rainfall. Otherwise, scattered thunderstorms are expected Sunday through Wednesday. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible each day with strong, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall. 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 POLK County, GA
Issued at 350 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
GEORGIA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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 July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.660000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:40 EDT Set 20:42 EDT Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 21:09 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
/////////////////////////// JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record. ...1960... Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of 102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1977... Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33 degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50 inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky