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

...Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Savannah Arpt  CLOUDY    35  34  96 CALM      30.30R                  
Hunter AAF     PTCLDY    37  34  90 CALM      30.28                   
Fort Stewart   CLOUDY    34  32  92 CALM        N/A                   
Statesboro     CLOUDY    33  33 100 CALM      30.27F                  
Sylvania       CLOUDY    33  33 100 CALM      30.28F FOG              
Claxton        FAIR      33  32  97 CALM      30.28S                  

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Thomson        CLOUDY    28  27  94 CALM      30.30F FOG              
Augusta-Bush   PTCLDY    27  26  96 CALM      30.28S                  
Augusta-Daniel CLOUDY    35  31  85 CALM      30.27S                  
Swainsboro     FAIR      34  34 100 CALM      30.28R                  
Vidalia        CLOUDY    37  36  93 CALM      30.28R                  
Eastman        FAIR      34  29  82 CALM      30.29S                  
Hazlehurst     FAIR      42  32  69 CALM      30.25S                  
Alma           PTCLDY    38  36  92 CALM      30.26S                  
Waycross       PTCLDY    40  38  91 CALM      30.26R                  
Jesup          NOT AVBL                                               
Baxley         FAIR      34  34 100 CALM      30.27R                  
Brunswick      CLOUDY    41  39  93 NE3       30.26F                  
Saint Simons   CLOUDY    47  45  93 NE6       30.25F                  

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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 WAYNE County
Hazardous report currently not available
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7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, GA
Issued at 206 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Warmer. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 60. West winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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