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Regional Hourly Observations For SUMTER County
Issued at 900 PM EDT MON OCT 15 2018

CENTRAL GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      71  69  93 SE3       30.10R                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      80  66  62 SE5       30.12R                  
COLUMBUS       FAIR      77  71  82 NE3       30.11R                  
MACON          CLOUDY    76  73  91 CALM      30.12R                  
ROBINS AFB     CLOUDY    75  73  94 CALM      30.11R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAGRANGE*      FAIR      71  70  98 CALM      30.12S                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      76  73  91 CALM      30.13R                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      77  70  78 CALM      30.13R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Monday October 15, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 82 degrees at Albany. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Dalton and 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 SUMTER County,GA

609 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday  

Isolated thunderstorm will be possible over central and portions
of north Georgia Tuesday afternoon and early evening.

Otherwise, 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 SUMTER County, GA
Issued at 632 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers early, then a slight chance of showers in the late evening and early morning. Lows in the upper 60s. light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. light North winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 80. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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 21-25    OCT 23-29    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

Monday October 15, 2018 the 288th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -8.860000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:40 EDT Set 19:01 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:20 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EDT Ends 19:25 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 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1880...
A violent early season blizzard raked Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds
gusted to 70 mph at Yankton SD, and snow drifts 10 to 15 feet high were
reported in northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota. Saint Paul MN
reported a barometric pressure of 28.65 inches on the 16th. Railroads were
blocked by drifts of snow which remained throughout the severe winter to
follow. Gales did extensive damage to ship on the Great Lakes. (15th-16th)
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1954...
Hurricane Hazel struck the Carolina coastline. The hurricane demolished
every pier along a 170 mile stretch from Myrtle Beach SC to Cedar Island
NC, and obliterated entire lines of beach homes. Hurricane Hazel also
destroyed 1500 homes as it moved inland with seventeen foot tides. Winds
between Myrtle Beach SC and Cape Fear NC gusted to 150 mph. Hurricane Hazel
caused 163 million dollars damage, and claimed the lives of 98 persons.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1966...
Iowa experienced its worst late season tornado of record. In just one
minute a twister tore through the town of Belmond leveling 75 percent of
the businesses, and 100 homes, causing more than eleven million dollars
damage. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cold weather continued in the eastern U.S., with thirteen
cities reporting record low temperatures for the date. The low of 34
degrees at Montgomery AL was their coldest reading of record for so early
in the season. Lows of 32 degrees at Harrisburg PA and 34 degrees at
Parkersburg WV marked their third straight morning of record cold. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
The cold high pressure system responsible for the record low temperatures
in the eastern U.S. began to move out to sea, giving way to a trend toward
"Indian Summer". Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
golf ball size hail at Altamont KS and hail two inches in diameter at Yates
City IL. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Hurricane Jerry made landfall at Galveston TX at 6:30 PM (CDT). Winds at
the Galveston Airport reached 75 mph, with gusts to 100 mph. Tides along
the island were six to eight feet, and rainfall totals ranged up to
slightly more than six inches north of Beaumont. Three persons were killed
when their vehicle was blown off the Galveston seawall into the pounding
surf. Total damage along the Upper Texas Coast was estimated at fifteen
million dollars. Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan
during the late morning. Two persons were injured when a tree fell on their
camper at the Traverse City State park. While strong northerly winds
ushered much colder air into the central U.S., unseasonably warm weather
continued in the south central and eastern U.S. The afternoon high of 82
degrees at Bluefield WV was a record for October. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)


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