Marine Weather and Tides
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.
|Sunrise 6:31AM||Sunset 8:51PM||Tuesday June 19, 2018 10:09 PM EDT (02:09 UTC)||Moonrise 11:54AM||Moonset 12:13AM||Illumination 41%|
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Area Discussion for - Peachtree City, GA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service peachtree city ga
720 pm edt Tue jun 19 2018
Updated for the 00z aviation discussion.
Prev discussion issued 353 pm edt Tue jun 19 2018
short term tonight through Wednesday night ...
ridging aloft will dominate the forecast area through the short
term. The water vapor curve shows much of the state in a drier air
mass with tropical moisture to our west and east. However moderate
cape... Lifted index values around minus three to minus five... And a
weak lee trough will support a few diurnal showers and
thunderstorms. Weak winds aloft should keep the storms nearly
stationary and heavy rain and damaging winds are possible. Look for
a similar pattern on Wednesday as the air mass is not expected to
change much. The ridge aloft gets suppressed a bit on Wednesday
evening into the overnight. This will allow a more southwest flow
aloft to bring an increase in moisture into north and west ga. Have
held on to mostly chance pops across the northwest Wednesday night.
Temperatures will remain hot but heat index values will remain below
advisory criteria tomorrow afternoon.
long term Thursday through Tuesday ...
shower and thunderstorm chances will be on the increase at the onset
of the long-term forecast period as the upper ridge over the
southeast flattens as a result of the trough digging into the
midwest. This pattern will funnel tropical moisture from texas
northeastward into the southeast, bringing pws over 2" into the area
by Thursday. Low pressure will continue to build into the mid-
mississippi valley by Thursday into Friday, and associated shortwave
disturbances rounding the base of trough will help increase shower
and thunderstorm coverage through late week over our area.
By weekend, upper flow transitions into more of a zonal flow. The
gfs favors a more of an active northwest flow by early next week and
enhanced shower and thunderstorm chances. Regardless, with plenty of
gulf moisture remaining in place, shower and thunderstorm chances
Outside of showers and thunderstorms, temperatures will be hot.
Highs ranging from the upper 80s to mid 90s in combination with
dewpoints in the 70s will provide for heat indices from the upper
90s in north georgia to low 100s in central georgia. Current
forecast heat index values remain just below advisory criteria,
though appropriate heat precautions should still be taken.
pretty much a persistence forecast although coverage of convection
Wednesday afternoon should be less than today. Otherwise
convection will dissipate over the next 2 to 3 hours withVFR
conditions expected through the forecast. CU field will develop
Wednesday morning with isolated to scattered convection developing
by afternoon. Winds will remain northwest to west less than 10
Atl confidence... 00z update...
high on all elements.
Preliminary point temps pops
Athens 73 95 74 92 20 20 20 50
atlanta 75 92 75 89 20 20 20 50
blairsville 67 86 67 82 20 30 20 60
cartersville 71 92 72 88 20 20 20 60
columbus 76 95 76 92 20 20 20 40
gainesville 73 91 73 87 20 20 20 50
macon 74 96 75 94 20 20 20 40
rome 71 92 72 88 20 20 20 60
peachtree city 73 93 73 90 20 20 20 50
vidalia 75 95 76 95 20 30 30 30
Ffc watches warnings advisories
Short term... 17
long term... .22
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|Columbus, Columbus Metropolitan Airport, GA||3 mi||79 min||NW 5||10.00 mi||Fair||89°F||72°F||57%||1013.2 hPa|
|Fort Benning, GA||14 mi||74 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||82°F||79°F||95%||1013.5 hPa|
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