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Regional Hourly Observations For WILKES County
Issued at 200 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018

ATLANTA        FAIR      51  44  77 NW7       30.16F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  51; 6HR MAX TEMP:  60;                                

ATHENS         FAIR      49  46  90 NW5       30.15R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  56;                                

CHAMBLEE       FAIR      50  43  77 NW5       30.17S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  58;                                

PEACHTREE CITY FAIR      46  43  89 CALM      30.18S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  46; 6HR MAX TEMP:  57;                                

ROME           FAIR      43  40  89 CALM      30.20S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  54;                                

WEST ATLANTA   FAIR      49  45  86 CALM      30.17S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

GAINESVILLE    FAIR      49  44  83 NW5       30.17S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  48; 6HR MAX TEMP:  58;                                

CARTERSVILLE   FAIR      42  41  96 CALM      30.21S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

DALTON*        FAIR      41  41 100 CALM      30.23R                  
LAWRENCEVILLE* FAIR      46  44  93 CALM      30.16S                  
MARIETTA       FAIR      53  44  71 NW7       30.17S                  
KENNESAW*      FAIR      51  45  79 VRB5      30.19S                  
CANTON*        FAIR      52  39  62 CALM      30.19S                  
BLAIRSVILLE*   FAIR      37  36  99 CALM      30.21S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Saint Simons. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Dalton and 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 WILKES County,GA

502 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

An area of low pressure will bring widespread rain to the area 
by late Thursday, with periods of rain continuing into Friday 
morning. The storm threat is low at this time, but the system 
could generate gusty winds of 20 to 30 MPH at times, especially 
Thursday night into early Friday. Areas of heavy rain could also 
lead to localized flooding.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WILKES County, GA
Issued at 243 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. light and variable winds shifting to the north after midnight.

Sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. light and variable winds.

Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Rain likely in the evening, then rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above                                            

....  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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:47 EDT Set 18:51 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:19 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EDT Ends 19:15 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 four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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