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Regional Hourly Observations For PUTNAM County
Issued at 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
CENTRAL GEORGIA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS AUGUSTA-BUSH FAIR 86 68 54 SW6 29.71F 6HR MIN TEMP: 86; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR 88 66 48 VRB5 29.74S HX 90 6HR MIN TEMP: 88; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; COLUMBUS FAIR 88 71 57 NW5 29.73S HX 94 6HR MIN TEMP: 86; 6HR MAX TEMP: 93; 6HR PCP: TRACE; MACON FAIR 76 71 85 SE9 29.75R 6HR MIN TEMP: 76; 6HR MAX TEMP: 92; 6HR PCP: TRACE; ROBINS AFB MOCLDY 74 71 93 SE7 29.74F THUNDER CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAGRANGE* FAIR 86 67 53 N5 29.76R SYLVANIA* FAIR 83 71 69 W3 29.75S MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR 82 70 65 S5 29.75R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Georgia...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at Alma. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at Cartersville.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PUTNAM County,GA
250 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE This afternoon through TonightIsolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will move across north and central Georgia through early this evening. Main threats will be small hail, locally heavy rain, brief gusty winds to 35 mph and cloud to ground lightning. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible but widespread severe weather is not anticipated through tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected Monday through Saturday. A few storms could be strong to severe on any day with the main hazards being strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and minor flooding from heavy rainfall. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For PUTNAM County, GA
Issued at 752 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal 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
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.080000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:42 EDT Set 20:41 EDT Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 21:07 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1901... Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1918... A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to another. (David Ludlum) ...1986... Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the month. (Storm Data) ...1987... Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek. Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel) ...1988... Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1995... A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville) ======================================================================== Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station) Daily Almanac Date: Jul 22, 2011 Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89 Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71 Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0 Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01 New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0 Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0 HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0 CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15 Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6 Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5 Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5 Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45 Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0 Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0 Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0 Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282 + indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed). This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area. Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
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