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Regional Hourly Observations For PULASKI County
Issued at 500 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   PTSUNNY   73  66  78 SW9       29.86F                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL CLOUDY    72  63  73 VRB6      29.88F                  
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    72  64  76 N7        29.97F                  
MACON          PTSUNNY   72  67  84 W7        29.94F                  
ROBINS AFB     PTSUNNY   71  68  90 NW8       29.94F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      CLOUDY    69  60  72 NW9       30.00R                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      73  72  95 NW3       29.91F                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* PTSUNNY   72  64  78 W8        29.92F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees south. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Waycross. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Marietta and Kennesaw.


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

145 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

   Freeze Warning In Effect Tonight Through Sunday Morning For Far 
Northeast Georgia  

Showers and a few thunderstorms will affect portions of Central 
Georgia this morning. More substantial activity will develop later
this afternoon ahead of a cold front. Brief heavy rain and gusts
to 20 mph will be the main concerns, with lightning and higher
gusts the concerns in any thunderstorms that may develop. 

Behind the cold front, much colder temperatures will filter in to 
the area Saturday night. As we approach Sunday morning, temperatures 
in far Northeast Georgia will fall to around freezing for the first 
time this season. 

In addition to the cold temperatures, winds will increase as well, 
especially in the higher elevations where gusts will be in the 20 to 
30 mph range through early Sunday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday  

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  
Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For PULASKI County, GA
Issued at 238 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy after midnight then becoming clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. light Northeast winds.

TUESDAY
Cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.670000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:44 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EDT Ends 19:19 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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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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