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Regional Hourly Observations For BULLOCH County
Issued at 300 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2022

...Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Savannah Arpt  LGT RAIN  81  72  74 SE8       29.95S                  
Hunter AAF     PTSUNNY   79  73  83 SE6       29.92F                  
Fort Stewart   PTSUNNY   81  75  80 E9        29.92S                  
Statesboro     MOSUNNY   84  69  59 NE5       29.94F                  
Sylvania       PTCLDY    88  73  61 CALM      29.96F HX  95           
Claxton        CLOUDY    86  73  64 N5        29.93F HX  93           
Millen         CLOUDY    79  73  81 MISG      29.96F                  
Metter         CLOUDY    85  73  66 SE5       29.94F HX  91           
Reidsville     NOT AVBL                                               

...CSRA, Central and far Southeast Georgia...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Thomson        CLOUDY    81  69  66 SW3       29.97F                  
Augusta-Bush   CLOUDY    81  68  64 CALM      29.95F                  
Augusta-Daniel CLOUDY    81  67  62 SE5       29.97F                  
Swainsboro     RAIN      79  77  94 SW5       29.97S                  
Vidalia        PTSUNNY   86  72  62 CALM      29.94F HX  92           
Eastman        MOCLDY    82  70  65 SE5       29.95F                  
Hazlehurst     CLOUDY    84  73  69 CALM      29.93F HX  90           
Alma           PTSUNNY   84  75  74 CALM      29.93F HX  92           
Waycross       PTSUNNY   84  78  83 NE3       29.93F HX  94           
Jesup          FAIR      88  70  55 CALM      29.95F HX  92           
Baxley         CLOUDY    82  72  69 SW3       29.94F                  
Brunswick      CLOUDY    87  76  68 E8        29.93F HX  97           
Saint Simons   MOSUNNY   86  74  67 E9        29.93F HX  94           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Georgia
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Thursday August 18, 2022

Across Georgia...temperatures are near 80 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Brunswick. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Columbus.


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 BULLOCH County,GA

349 AM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Heavy Rainfall: Considerable moisture will persist across the area, 
resulting in showers and thunderstorms. Periods of heavy rainfall 
are expected and flooding could occur, especially in low-lying and 
poorly drained areas.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Heavy Rainfall: Considerable moisture will persist across the area
through early next week, resulting in showers and thunderstorms. 
Periods of heavy rainfall are expected and flooding could occur, 
especially in low-lying and poorly drained areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BULLOCH County, GA
Issued at 327 PM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

TONIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely. Locally heavy rainfall possible this evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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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 
                   AUG 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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

Thursday August 18, 2022 the 230th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.770000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:00 EDT Set 20:16 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:38 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 20:41 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

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AUGUST 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1925...
During the late morning hours a severe hailstorm struck southeastern Iowa
completely destroying crops along a path six to ten miles wide and 75 miles
long. The hail also injured and killed poultry and livestock, and caused a
total of 2.5 million dollars damage. The hailstorm flattened fields of corn
to such an extent that many had to leave their farms in search of other
work. It was one of the worst hailstorms of record for the nation. (The
Weather Channel)
...1983...
Hurricane Alicia, a category 3 storm made landfall near Galveston. Winds 
gusted to 130 mph with a storm surge of 12 feet. 22 tornadoes were spawned. 
Parts of Houston received 11 inches of rain. 12 people died and 1800 were 
injured. Total damage estimated at $3 billion.
(NWS Louisville)
...1987...
Thirteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Orlando FL with a reading of 98 degrees, and Portland
ME with a high of 94 degrees. Newark NJ reached 90 degrees for the
thirty-sixth time of the year, their second highest total of record. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Twenty-two cities, from the Carolinas to the Upper Ohio Valley, reported
record high temperatures for the date, pushing the total number of daily
record highs since the first of June above the 1100 mark. Afternoon highs
of 102 degrees at Greensboro NC and 105 degrees at Raleigh NC equalled
all-time records. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to
75 mph at Scobey. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region and the Upper Ohio
Valley produced torrential rains in eastern Virginia during the late
morning and afternoon hours. Totals ranged up to twelve inches at Yorktown.
Williamsburg VA was deluged with 10.78 inches of rain between 6 AM and 10
AM, with 6.72 inches reported in just two hours. Flash flooding caused
nearly twelve million dollars damage in Accomack County VA. Early evening
thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced walnut size hail
and wind gusts to 80 mph around Casper WY. Thunderstorms produced locally
heavy rains in the Yellowstone Park area, causing fifteen mudslides. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1995...
At 1 pm Bowling Green recorded an exceptionally high dew point of 81 degrees.
(NWS Louisville)

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