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Regional Hourly Observations For RICHMOND County
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON MAR 19 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
Savannah Arpt  CLOUDY    70  62  76 E9        29.79F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  60; 6HR MAX TEMP:  70;                                

Hunter AAF     PTSUNNY   69  63  80 E8        29.77                   
6HR MIN TEMP:  61; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69;                                

Fort Stewart   CLOUDY    70  61  73 E5        29.75F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  59; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

Statesboro     CLOUDY    66  60  82 E5        29.78F                  
Sylvania       CLOUDY    64  62  93 E7        29.80F                  
Claxton        CLOUDY    69  64  82 NE3       29.78F                  

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
Thomson        CLOUDY    63  58  84 E7        29.84F                  
Augusta-Bush   CLOUDY    64  60  87 NE6       29.79F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  56; 6HR MAX TEMP:  65; 6HR PCP:  0.06;                

Augusta-Daniel CLOUDY    64  58  80 E7        29.80F                  
Swainsboro     CLOUDY    70  63  78 SE7       29.76F                  
Vidalia        CLOUDY    70  63  78 E5        29.76F                  
Eastman        CLOUDY    69  57  65 S3        29.79F                  
Hazlehurst     CLOUDY    72  62  71 CALM      29.76S                  
Alma           CLOUDY    75  64  68 CALM      29.75F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  76;                                

Waycross       CLOUDY    78  65  65 SW6       29.74F                  
Jesup          CLOUDY    73  63  68 CALM      29.77F                  
Baxley         CLOUDY    72  64  78 CALM      29.75F                  
Brunswick      CLOUDY    72  63  73 NE10      29.77F                  
Saint Simons   PTSUNNY   70  63  78 E10       29.76F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  63; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74;                                

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Monday March 19, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are drizzle north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Waycross. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Gainesville.

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 RICHMOND County,GA

317 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur in the Central Savannah
River Area this afternoon. Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur
in the Central Savannah River Area and central South Carolina
tonight. Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes would be the 
primary threat with any severe weather. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Severe thunderstorms could possibly occur Tuesday with the greatest
threat in the eastern Midlands and Central Savannah River Area.  
Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes would be the primary 
threat with any severe weather. 

Near freezing temperatures may occur Wednesday night and Thursday 


Spotter activation may be required tonight. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For RICHMOND County, GA
Issued at 203 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming south after midnight. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Cooler with lows in the mid 40s. West winds around 15 mph.

Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Breezy and much cooler with highs in the mid 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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 March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year

Declination -0.160000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 18:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 19:10 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

Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
Weather Channel)
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David

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