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

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        FAIR      74  67  78 CALM      30.13R                  
ATHENS         MOCLDY    73  66  78 CALM      30.14R                  
CHAMBLEE       FAIR      69  67  93 CALM      30.14R                  
PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      71  69  93 CALM      30.14R                  
ROME           CLOUDY    73  69  87 NE3       30.13R                  
WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      70  70 100 CALM      30.13R                  
GAINESVILLE    FAIR      69  67  93 CALM      30.16S                  
CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      68  67  96 CALM      30.14R                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      30.15R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      69  69 100 CALM      30.15R                  
MARIETTA       PTCLDY    71  67  90 W2        30.14R                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      70  67  90 CALM      30.15R                  
CANTON*        FAIR      70  64  83 CALM      30.16S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      63  62  97 CALM      30.19R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Monday October 15, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 76 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. Winds are from the south at 3 mph 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 83 degrees at Albany. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at 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 TOWNS 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.



NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For TOWNS County, GA
Issued at 632 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

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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