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Regional Hourly Observations For WALKER County
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON MAR 19 2018

ATLANTA        DRIZZLE   60  59  96 SE8       29.76F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  57; 6HR MAX TEMP:  60; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

ATHENS         CLOUDY    61  58  90 VRB3      29.79F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  61;                                

CHAMBLEE       CLOUDY    59  56  89 SE5       29.77F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

PEACHTREE CITY CLOUDY    66  60  81 SE6       29.76F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  58; 6HR MAX TEMP:  66;                                

ROME           CLOUDY    61  59  93 E5        29.74F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  61; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

WEST ATLANTA   CLOUDY    60  59  96 SE7       29.76F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  57; 6HR MAX TEMP:  61;                                

GAINESVILLE    CLOUDY    57  54  89 E6        29.81S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  54; 6HR MAX TEMP:  58; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

CARTERSVILLE   CLOUDY    62  59  90 E6        29.76F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  55; 6HR MAX TEMP:  62;                                

DALTON*        CLOUDY    59  55  88 SE6       29.78F                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLOUDY    59  56  89 E8        29.78F                  
MARIETTA       CLOUDY    60  57  91 E7        29.76F                  
KENNESAW*      CLOUDY    61  57  88 E9        29.77F FOG              
CANTON*        CLOUDY    59  59 100 E3        29.79F                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   CLOUDY    56  54  92 E8        29.79F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Monday March 19, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are drizzle north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Waycross. The lowest temperature is 57 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 WALKER County,GA

130 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and Tonight  

The risk for severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, will 
increase across much of north and central Georgia through this 

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon, 
especially south of I-20. Some of these storms could be strong to 
severe with large hail and brief gusty winds the primary threat, 
along with heavy rain.

Later this afternoon through this evening, a more organized line of 
severe thunderstorms will move from Alabama into northwest and west-
central Georgia.  It is along and ahead of this line where all modes 
of severe weather exist, including tornadoes, large hail potentially 
greater than 2 inches, and damaging winds in excess of 70 MPH. Heavy 
rainfall and frequent lightning will also occur. Expect the 
potential for severe weather to be its highest between 5 PM and 2 AM 
Tuesday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday  

There will be a chance of thunderstorms over mainly central Georgia 
on Tuesday. The severe threat is reduced Tuesday but a few storms 
could be strong to severe with large hail and damaging winds the 
primary threats.


Spotter activation is likely this afternoon through tonight. 
Spotters are encouraged to submit reports of severe weather through 
the web by going to 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WALKER County, GA
Issued at 1117 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the evening. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Windy. Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Windy, colder, cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Windy. Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 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 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    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

Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year

Declination -0.160000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 18:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 19:10 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

Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
Weather Channel)
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David

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