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Regional Hourly Observations For RICHMOND County
Issued at 800 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018

...Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Savannah Arpt  FAIR      79  76  90 W3        30.06R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79;                                

Hunter AAF     FAIR      78  76  92 CALM      30.03R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  81;                                

Fort Stewart   FAIR      76  76  99 CALM      30.04R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  74; 6HR MAX TEMP:  77;                                

Statesboro     CLOUDY    76  74  93 CALM      30.05S                  
Sylvania       CLOUDY    77  76  96 CALM      30.06S                  
Claxton        CLOUDY    77  76  98 CALM      30.06S FOG              

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Thomson        CLOUDY    75  73  95 SW3       30.11R FOG              
Augusta-Bush   CLOUDY    77  74  90 CALM      30.04S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  75; 6HR MAX TEMP:  77;                                

Augusta-Daniel   N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      30.06R                  
Swainsboro     CLOUDY    77  73  88 SW3       30.07S                  
Vidalia        FAIR      75  72  88 CALM      30.07S                  
Eastman        CLOUDY    75  68  78 CALM      30.09S HAZE             
Hazlehurst     FAIR      77  73  86 CALM      30.05S                  
Alma           FAIR      77  73  87 CALM      30.06R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  74; 6HR MAX TEMP:  77;                                

Waycross       FAIR      76  73  90 CALM      30.06S                  
Jesup          FAIR      77  73  87 CALM      30.06S                  
Baxley         FAIR      73  73 100 CALM      30.06S                  
Brunswick      FAIR      77  73  88 CALM      30.07R                  
Saint Simons   FAIR      82  74  76 SW6       30.05R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  79; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82;                                


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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 76 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 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 80 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 71 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For RICHMOND County,GA

250 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RICHMOND County, GA
Issued at 802 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers this morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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

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

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 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 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:11 EDT Ends 21:10 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

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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