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|Sunrise 7:30AM||Sunset 7:55PM||Sunday March 26, 2017 1:27 AM EDT (05:27 UTC)||Moonrise 5:44AM||Moonset 5:34PM||Illumination 2%|
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national weather service peachtree city ga
927 pm edt Sat mar 25 2017
Have increased pops southward toward columbus as an area of
showers and a few tstorms has developed just to the west. Have
also increase pops across north ga to categorical as the rain
area continues to move slowly eastward and all hi-res models show
this area moving into west and north ga later this evening and
Have also increased overnight lows as temps with the cloud shield
and continue southeast winds have not allowed temps to fall as
fast as previously forecast.
No other changes planned.
Prev discussion /issued 313 pm edt Sat mar 25 2017/
short term /tonight through Sunday night/...
cold front is currently poised to cross the mississippi river this
afternoon. A line of showers and thunderstorms has developed out
ahead of the frontal boundary,and is now making it across central
al. The front and line of convection will continue to trudge
eastward for the remainder of the afternoon into the overnight
The line of convection should begin to approach the far nw/w cwfa
between 22z and 00z - well outrunning the front. Models are not
progging a whole lot of surface instability or shear with this
system and the lapse rates are weak. A few thunderstorms are
possible tonight, but severe weather is not anticipated.
The main mid level energy with this system gets shunted well to the
north overnight and Sunday. However, there is some energy associated
with a shortwave trough that comes through during peak heating
tomorrow. Frontal convergence is weak, but there will be enough
surface instability for another round of thunderstorms. Again,
severe weather is not anticipated, but a few storms could become
long term /Monday through Saturday/...
an active weather pattern appears in store for the southeast region
beginning early next week, as an open (upper level) wave crosses the
area Monday night into Tuesday. The system is expected to weaken as
it tracks east into a shortwave ridge off the carolina coast so
severe threat remains very low at this time. Best chance to see any
organized storms will be across north georgia where best forcing
along a sfc front, along with marginal low level wind shear and
instability will exist.
Upper ridge will build across the region mid week|
(Wednesday/Thursday) ahead of next system that is expected to be
rather strong as it moves away from the four corners/desert SW into
the southern plains. Remnant "cold front" / boundary may be draped
somewhere across south georgia and will likely move north as a warm
front Thursday. At this is occurring, high pressure building east of
the appalachians could result in a "wedge" front situation
developing Thursday across north and east-central georgia where
cooler/wetter weather will exist. Models diverge on approaching
(southern plains) system Thursday/Friday as the 12z GFS being the
outlier -- taking the system farther south than the ec and
gem/canadian models. This "positioning" discrepancy will have a
large influence on the potential severity with this system. In any
case, it looks like the potential to see active weather across north
and central georgia is increasing late Thursday into Friday.
area of rain over al will slowly spread across the forecast area
tonight. There could be isolate tsra, but mainly in the csg area
for this evening.VFR skies currently, however as the
precipitation moves into the forecast area, CIGS will become MVFR
most areas. CIGS will becomeVFR by 18z Sunday. Precipitation will
diminish but there could still be scattered shra across the region
on Sunday. Winds will be southeast less than 10 kts tonight and
Sunday morning, becoming south around 10 kts by 18z Sunday.
//atl confidence... 00z update...
medium on CIGS tonight.
High on remaining elements.
Preliminary point temps/pops
Athens 58 76 58 78 / 60 60 40 30
atlanta 60 75 60 77 / 70 50 20 30
blairsville 54 67 54 71 / 80 70 50 40
cartersville 59 74 57 76 / 80 60 20 30
columbus 60 79 60 81 / 70 40 10 30
gainesville 58 71 57 75 / 70 60 40 30
macon 59 80 59 82 / 40 50 20 20
rome 58 74 57 76 / 80 70 20 40
peachtree city 58 76 57 78 / 60 50 20 30
vidalia 57 80 60 83 / 10 50 20 20
Short term... 17
long term... .Bdl
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|Atlanta, Fulton County Airport-Brown Field, GA||5 mi||34 min||SSW 5||7.00 mi||Light Rain||61°F||55°F||84%||1019.5 hPa|
|Atlanta, Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA||7 mi||35 min||WSW 7||5.00 mi||Light Rain Fog/Mist||62°F||55°F||80%||1019.7 hPa|
|Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport, GA||10 mi||34 min||SE 12 G 20||10.00 mi||Overcast||66°F||51°F||59%||1018.2 hPa|
|Marietta / Dobbins Air Force Base, GA||13 mi||29 min||SW 6||5.00 mi||Light Rain||63°F||55°F||77%||1019.4 hPa|
|Marietta, Cobb County-McCollum Field Airport, GA||20 mi||2.6 hrs||SE 6||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||66°F||48°F||52%||1018.6 hPa|
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