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Regional Hourly Observations For THOMAS County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    63  62  97 N3        30.13S                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      62  62 100 CALM      30.12F                  
ALMA           FAIR      64  61  90 CALM      30.12F                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      68  64  87 N7        30.11S                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      63  61  95 CALM      30.11S                  
ALBANY         FAIR      66  61  84 N5        30.16S                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      64  60  88 CALM      30.10S                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      64  64 100 CALM      30.11F                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      64  63  94 N3        30.12S                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*      N/A     64  61  88 CALM      30.14S                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      63  61  94 CALM      30.14F FOG              
VIDALIA*       CLOUDY    64  59  82 CALM      30.14F                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      64  61  90 CALM      30.13S                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      64  63  94 CALM      30.15S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 56 degrees central, and near 62 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 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 68 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 43 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 THOMAS County
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7-Day Forecast For THOMAS County, GA
Issued at 246 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain early in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

FRIDAY
Rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70.

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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 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:47 EDT Set 18:51 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EDT Ends 19:15 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 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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