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Regional Hourly Observations For WHEELER County
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018

SAVANNAH       FAIR      61  23  23 NW16G24   30.12F                  
VALDOSTA       FAIR      64  24  21 VRB7      30.18F                  
ALMA           FAIR      64  21  19 NW14G25   30.15F                  
ST SIMONS      FAIR      63  29  27 W9G24     30.12F                  
FT STEWART     FAIR      64  25  22 W13       30.10F                  
ALBANY         FAIR      63  25  23 NW14G24   30.23F                  
HUNTER AFB     FAIR      63  24  22 NW12      30.09F                  
MOODY AFB      FAIR      63  24  22 NW15G22   30.17F                  
BRUNSWICK      FAIR      63  28  27 NW10G17   30.13F                  

BAINBRIDGE*    FAIR      64  34  32 NW10      30.23F                  
MOULTRIE*      FAIR      63  27  25 NW13G18   30.21S                  
VIDALIA*       FAIR      64  27  24 NW15      30.14F                  
WAYCROSS*      FAIR      64   9  11 NW15      30.15F                  
DOUGLAS*       FAIR      63  23  22 W14       30.18F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 23%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 21%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 22 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Waycross, Valdosta, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Kennesaw, Dalton, and Chamblee.

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 WHEELER County,GA

1200 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

High Fire Danger conditions are expected this afternoon and evening 
for much of central Georgia as well as portions of northeast 
Georgia. Relative humidity values will drop to 25 percent or less in 
combination with 10 to 15 mph winds and gusts of 20 to 25 mph.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WHEELER County, GA
Issued at 310 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. light and variable winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs 67 to 73. Chance of rain 50 percent.

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

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.010000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 19:12 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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