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Regional Hourly Observations For PULASKI County
Issued at 800 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   CLOUDY    83  73  72 NE3       29.92R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  82; 6HR MAX TEMP:  87;                                

AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY    85  70  60 N5        29.94S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  82; 6HR MAX TEMP:  88;                                

COLUMBUS       FAIR      87  71  58 E6        29.92R HX  93           
6HR MIN TEMP:  86; 6HR MAX TEMP:  92;                                

MACON          FAIR      84  71  65 NE6       29.93S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  82; 6HR MAX TEMP:  88;                                

ROBINS AFB     PTCLDY    85  73  66 CALM      29.92S HX  91           

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      FAIR      84  78  83 CALM      29.94S HX  94           
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      81  77  89 N5        29.91S                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      86  70  58 CALM      29.94F HX  90           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Bainbridge. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Valdosta.


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 PULASKI County,GA

1250 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and Tonight  

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon but a greater 
risk for storms is expected later this evening, mainly across 
northwest Georgia. Some of the storms could be strong to severe, 
with damaging winds the primary threat, mainly along and west of a 
Columbus to Atlanta to Gainesville line. Additional storm hazards 
will be small hail, locally heavy rain and frequent cloud to ground 
lightning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will affect much of north and 
central Georgia Saturday into Saturday night. Again, some storms 
could be severe with damaging winds, frequent lightning and heavy 
rain. Large hail could also be possible, especially during the 
afternoon and early evening hours.

The threat for thunderstorms will exist Sunday through Thursday, but 
the severe potential appears low at this time. Regardless, locally 
heavy rain, frequent lightning and brief gusty winds will all be 
possible with any showers and storms.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not requested at this time, but spotters are 
encouraged to submit storm/damage reports through the web by going 
to www.weather.gov/atlanta.

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7-Day Forecast For PULASKI County, GA
Issued at 808 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. light and variable winds shifting to the west after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Heat index readings 100 to 104.

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

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 50 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 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:41 EDT Set 20:42 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 21:08 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 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky