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Regional Hourly Observations For ROCKDALE County
Issued at 700 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        FAIR      45  36  70 E5        30.28R                  
ATHENS         FAIR      38  34  85 CALM      30.30R                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      39  36  89 CALM      30.28R                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      36  34  92 CALM      30.29R                  
ROME           FAIR      36  33  89 N3        30.29R                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      37  36  96 CALM      30.29R                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      34  32  92 CALM      30.30R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      32  32 100 CALM      30.31R FOG              
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      37  36  96 NE3       30.28R                  
MARIETTA       PTCLDY    39  35  88 CALM      30.28R                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      39  37  92 E3        30.29R                  
CANTON*        FAIR      37  36  93 CALM      30.29S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      31  30  98 CALM      30.30S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the east at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Dalton.


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 ROCKDALE County,GA

413 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

A Frost Advisory is in effect from 2 AM to 8 AM for north and
parts of central Georgia. A Freeze Warning is in effect from 
midnight until 8 AM for Towns and Union counties.

Clear skies and light winds will allow temperatures to drop 
to the lower to mid 30s across the area. Areas of frost are 
expected to develop. The frost will be most prevalent in low lying
areas and colder valleys.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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7-Day Forecast For ROCKDALE County, GA
Issued at 352 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018


FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING

TODAY
Sunny. Areas of frost early. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. light Northwest winds.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 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 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 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

Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.380000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:45 EDT Set 18:53 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:21 EDT Ends 19:17 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 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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