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Regional Hourly Observations For TURNER County
Issued at 600 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017

SOUTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    35  34  96 CALM      30.30R                  
VALDOSTA       MOCLDY    45  39  79 CALM      30.25R                  
ALMA           PTCLDY    38  36  92 CALM      30.26S                  
ST SIMONS      CLOUDY    47  45  93 NE6       30.25F                  
FT STEWART     CLOUDY    34  32  92 CALM        N/A                   
ALBANY         PTCLDY    40  35  83 CALM      30.26R                  
HUNTER AFB     CLOUDY    37  34  90 CALM        N/A                   
MOODY AFB      MOCLDY    46  38  75 CALM      30.24R                  
BRUNSWICK      CLOUDY    43  41  93 E3        30.27F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BAINBRIDGE*    PTCLDY    43  41  93 NE3       30.23R                  
MOULTRIE*      PTCLDY    45  37  76 CALM      30.25R                  
VIDALIA*       CLOUDY    37  36  93 CALM      30.27R                  
WAYCROSS*      PTCLDY    41  39  90 CALM      30.26R                  
DOUGLAS*       CLOUDY    39  36  87 CALM      30.26R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the east 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. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Dalton and Augusta (Bush).


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 TURNER County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For TURNER County, GA
Issued at 236 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Warmer. Mostly sunny until late afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Warmer. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Near steady temperature in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Areas of fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. 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 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 17:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:31 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 17:57 EST

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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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