Marine Weather and Tides
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5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.
|Sunrise 6:29AM||Sunset 8:39PM||Wednesday May 24, 2017 9:27 AM EDT (13:27 UTC)||Moonrise 4:48AM||Moonset 6:26PM||Illumination 1%|
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Area Discussion for - Peachtree City, GA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service peachtree city ga
716 am edt Wed may 24 2017
Prev discussion issued 334 am edt Wed may 24 2017
short term today through Thursday ...
a complicated weather pattern is on tap for the cwfa today. An old
frontal boundary is situated across south central south ga. A
secondary frontal boundary is currently pushing east over far NW al
and central ms. The northern-most front is associated with a bit
more forcing aloft than the southern boundary, but both fronts
should have waves of low pressure move along them today.
Showers and thunderstorms will develop in association with both
systems today. The northern system may have storms a bit more
dynamically forced, especially as these areas are closer to the
steeper lapse rates mid level forcing and deep shear. However, the
storms in the vicinity of the southern frontal boundary should have
more surface instability to work with with some marginal deep layer
shear present. The primary severe weather threat should be damaging
wind gusts. However, isolated tornadoes (everywhere) and a few large
hail reports (mainly north) are not out of the question.
For the last 48 hours, the axis of heaviest rainfall has been
across the southern cwfa. Good moisture will still be present, and
some training of storms is possible today. Even though pwats are
forecast to be between 1.25 and 1.5 inches, locally heavy rainfall
will continue to be a threat - especially over where soils remain
saturated. Given these points, will actually extend the flash
flood watch - in time - to 00z (8pm) this evening.
The airmass will dry out a bit as the behind the cold front on
Thursday. However, a few storms will remain possible across portions
of the northern cwfa as an upper low trough move through.
long term Thursday night through Tuesday ...
upper low cold core aloft expected to move across al tn and georgia
Thursday night with the trough axis moving east of the forecast area
btwn 15-18z Thursday. Shortwave ridge of high pressure will maintain
dry and stable conditions through Saturday, with temperatures
quickly bouncing back during the day Fri sat, after cooler mornings.
Moisture will gradually increase this weekend as W swerly flow
becomes more pronounced across the region ahead of large upr vortex
dropping south from central canada over the northern plains upper
midwest. By Sunday and into the first part of next week, several
shortwaves will interact with sufficient moisture and low lvl convg
along a west-east oriented frontal boundary to support an increasing
chance of shower and a few thunderstorms. This "system" is not
looking nearly as impressive as what we've been dealing with over
the past few days but it will bring the area more rain, on top of
what we've had already. Drier air moves in from the northwest late
Monday into Tuesday with a nearly stationary frontal boundary across
north florida south georgia - where lingering chances for
showers storms will exist Tuesday. Temperatures into early next week|
should remain around normal for late may -- lower to mid 80s for
highs and mid 60s for lows.
no major changs to the TAF for this cyle. CIGS should continue to
lift to MVFR by 14z. By then, shra should begin approaching from
the west. The hi-res models are all over the place with the precip
and timing coverage today. So, have tried to blend the trends with
persistence. Winds should remain on the west side.
Atl confidence... 12z update...
medium confidence all elements.
Preliminary point temps pops
Athens 76 56 74 55 80 40 30 0
atlanta 74 55 72 58 80 40 10 0
blairsville 68 51 68 50 80 40 40 10
cartersville 73 54 73 54 80 40 20 0
columbus 77 57 77 58 80 40 10 0
gainesville 72 55 71 56 80 40 40 0
macon 77 56 76 55 80 50 10 0
rome 73 54 74 54 80 40 20 0
peachtree city 75 55 74 53 80 40 10 0
vidalia 80 61 78 59 80 70 10 0
Ffc watches warnings advisories
Flash flood watch through this evening for the following zones:
baldwin... Banks... Barrow... Bibb... Bleckley... Butts... Carroll...
chattahoochee... Cherokee... Clarke... Clayton... Cobb... Coweta...
crawford... Crisp... Dekalb... Dodge... Dooly... Douglas... Emanuel...
fayette... Forsyth... Glascock... Greene... Gwinnett... Hall...
hancock... Haralson... Harris... Heard... Henry... Houston...
jackson... Jasper... Jefferson... Johnson... Jones... Lamar...
laurens... Macon... Madison... Marion... Meriwether... Monroe...
montgomery... Morgan... Muscogee... Newton... North fulton...
oconee... Oglethorpe... Paulding... Peach... Pike... Polk... Pulaski...
putnam... Rockdale... Schley... South fulton... Spalding... Stewart...
sumter... Talbot... Taliaferro... Taylor... Telfair... Toombs...
treutlen... Troup... Twiggs... Upson... Walton... Warren...
washington... Webster... Wheeler... Wilcox... Wilkes... Wilkinson.
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|Atlanta, Fulton County Airport-Brown Field, GA||5 mi||34 min||S 5||10.00 mi||Overcast||67°F||66°F||97%||1000.8 hPa|
|Atlanta, Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA||7 mi||35 min||S 9||10.00 mi||Overcast||67°F||64°F||91%||1001.2 hPa|
|Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport, GA||10 mi||34 min||S 5||10.00 mi||Overcast||67°F||64°F||91%||1000.8 hPa|
|Marietta / Dobbins Air Force Base, GA||13 mi||89 min||S 4||5.00 mi||Fog/Mist||66°F||64°F||96%||1001.3 hPa|
|Marietta, Cobb County-McCollum Field Airport, GA||20 mi||40 min||SSW 4||7.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||66°F||66°F||100%||1003 hPa|
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