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Regional Hourly Observations For WALTON County
Issued at 200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017

NORTH GEORGIA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ATLANTA        PTCLDY    42  26  53 W9        29.85F                  
ATHENS         CLEAR     34  21  59 SW5       29.82F WCI  30          
CHAMBLEE       CLEAR     34  23  64 SW6       29.84F WCI  29          
PEACHTREE CITY CLEAR     41  26  55 W5        29.89S                  
ROME           CLEAR     31  25  78 S6        29.85S WCI  25          
WEST ATLANTA   CLEAR     37  24  59 SW5       29.86S WCI  33          
GAINESVILLE    CLEAR     38  22  52 W12       29.81F WCI  30          
CARTERSVILLE   CLEAR     29  25  85 CALM      29.86F                  

  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DALTON*        CLEAR     32  25  74 CALM      29.86S                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* CLEAR     37  22  54 W6        29.83F WCI  32          
MARIETTA       CLEAR     38  23  54 SW6       29.83F WCI  33          
KENNESAW*      CLEAR     40  24  53 SW8       29.85F WCI  34          
CANTON*        CLEAR     37  25  60 CALM      29.84S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 10 mph 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 45 degrees at Saint Simons, Moody AFB, and Augusta (Daniels). The lowest temperature is 29 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 WALTON County,GA

503 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday  

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms across central 
Georgia Monday. Otherwise no hazardous weather is expected at this
time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.



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7-Day Forecast For WALTON County, GA
Issued at 221 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. light Northwest winds.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.

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

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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

WEDNESDAY
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 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:30 EST Set 17:30 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EST Ends 17:56 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 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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