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Regional Hourly Observations For THOMAS County
Issued at 600 PM EDT FRI MAR 23 2018

SAVANNAH       FAIR      67  26  21 NW13      30.16F                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      68  34  28 W3        30.20F                  
ALMA           FAIR      67  31  26 W6        30.17F                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      59  40  49 SE12      30.18F                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      67  29  24 W10       30.14F                  
ALBANY         FAIR      68  34  28 W8        30.22F                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      62  38  41 W13       30.13F                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      68  35  30 NW8       30.19F                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      61  37  41 S12       30.19S                  

BAINBRIDGE*    FAIR      68  41  37 W3        30.22F                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      66  36  32 W5        30.21F                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      68  34  28 CALM      30.16F                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      67  23  19 W5        30.18F                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      64  30  27 NW6       30.20S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Friday March 23, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Vidalia, Valdosta, Moody AFB, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Saint Simons and 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 311 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds up to 5 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Warmer. Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Cooler, cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of showers 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

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

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

Showers likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

ETA Surface Forecast Maps, AVN 6-Panel Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      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

Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year

Declination 1.410000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:10 EDT Ends 19:13 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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late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Weather Channel)

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