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Regional Hourly Observations For WALTON County
Issued at 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        MOCLDY    83  73  72 SE8       30.02R THUNDER          
6HR MIN TEMP:  83; 6HR MAX TEMP:  90; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

ATHENS         FAIR      81  76  84 CALM      30.03S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  87; 6HR PCP:  0.05;                

CHAMBLEE       CLOUDY    84  73  69 VRB3      30.01S HX  90           
6HR MIN TEMP:  84; 6HR MAX TEMP:  90;                                

PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      86  75  69 SE3       30.01S HX  95           
6HR MIN TEMP:  85; 6HR MAX TEMP:  90;                                

ROME           FAIR      84  74  71 N5        29.99F HX  91           
6HR MIN TEMP:  83; 6HR MAX TEMP:  93;                                

WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      85  77  77 S5        30.00S HX  95           
6HR MIN TEMP:  80; 6HR MAX TEMP:  90; 6HR PCP:  0.38;                

GAINESVILLE    FAIR      83  74  74 SE7       30.06F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  83; 6HR MAX TEMP:  87;                                

CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      79  78  97 CALM      30.00S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  78; 6HR MAX TEMP:  90; 6HR PCP:  0.02;                


  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        FAIR      79  72  78 CALM      30.03S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      82  74  76 E7        30.03S                  
MARIETTA       MOCLDY    85  71  62 SE5       30.01S HX  91           
KENNESAW*      FAIR      86  72  62 VRB5      30.01S HX  92           
CANTON*        FAIR      84  70  61 CALM      30.04S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   CLOUDY    80  71  74 E5        30.08S                  

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


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

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder north. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 88 degrees at LaGrange. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at Moody AFB.


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 WALTON County,GA

130 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across north and 
central Georgia through tonight, most numerous between 2 and 10 PM. 
A few storms could become strong to severe with damaging wind, 
frequent lightning, and very heavy rainfall which could cause 
flooding in poor drainage areas and isolated areas of flash flooding 
near creeks and streams.
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday  

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected Monday through 
Saturday, mainly in the afternoon and evening. A few strong to 
severe thunderstorms will be possible each day with strong, gusty 
winds, frequent lightning, very heavy rainfall and localized 
flooding.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged to 
submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to 
weather.gov/atlanta.

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7-Day Forecast For WALTON County, GA
Issued at 302 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. light Southwest winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 90. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Georgia
                              GEORGIA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.370000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:11 EDT Ends 21:11 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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JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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