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Regional Hourly Observations For WILKINSON County
Issued at 600 PM EDT FRI MAR 23 2018

AUGUSTA-BUSH   FAIR      66  31  27 NW9       30.13F                  
AUGUSTA-DANIEL FAIR      66  31  27 W8        30.14F                  
COLUMBUS       FAIR      67  34  29 VRB6      30.20F                  
MACON          FAIR      67  33  28 W13       30.18S                  
ROBINS AFB     MOSUNNY   67  34  30 W12       30.17S                  

LAGRANGE*      CLOUDY    62  36  38 CALM      30.21F                  
SYLVANIA*      FAIR      67  35  31 W9        30.16F                  
MILLEDGEVILLE* FAIR      66  36  32 NW10      30.17S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Friday March 23, 2018

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Vidalia, Valdosta, Moody AFB, Bainbridge, and Albany. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Saint Simons and Dalton.

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 WILKINSON County,GA

241 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday  

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms across central Georgia
on Sunday as a weak front pushes south. There will also be a 
chance for thunderstorms next Thursday across north and central 
Georgia as another front approaches the area.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WILKINSON County, GA
Issued at 245 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows 55 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Colder. Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Cloudy. Occasional drizzle and slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      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

Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year

Declination 1.410000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:10 EDT Ends 19:13 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 vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the
late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Weather Channel)

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