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Regional Hourly Observations For TIFT County
Issued at 700 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

SAVANNAH       FAIR      62  22  21 W14       30.12R                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      60  25  26 VRB5      30.19R                  
ALMA           FAIR      62  23  22 NW14      30.15R                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      62  24  23 W10       30.13R                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      62  20  20 NW14      30.11R                  
ALBANY         FAIR      63  26  24 NW9       30.23R                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      61  22  22 W8G18     30.09R                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      60  25  26 NW13G22   30.17R                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      61  23  23 W9        30.14R                  

BAINBRIDGE*    FAIR      63  36  36 N10G16    30.23R                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      61  28  29 NW7       30.21R                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      63  30  29 NW9G16    30.15R                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      62  13  15 NW9G18    30.16R                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      61  23  23 NW9       30.19R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 60 degrees central, and near 60 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 24%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 26%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Vidalia, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Gainesville.

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 TIFT County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For TIFT County, GA
Issued at 242 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

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

Warmer. Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

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

Cooler. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

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

Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows around 50.

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

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

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 19:12 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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