Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:26AM||Sunset 8:55PM||Monday June 18, 2018 3:11 AM EDT (07:11 UTC)||Moonrise 10:46AM||Moonset 12:00AM||Illumination 24%|
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national weather service peachtree city ga
136 am edt Mon jun 18 2018
Prev discussion issued 740 pm edt Sun jun 17 2018
updated for the 00z TAF update.
Prev discussion... Issued 251 pm edt Sun jun 17 2018
short term tonight through Monday night ...
continued more of the same with afternoon showers and thunderstorms
cross the area today and Monday. Will also see more low clouds and
fog in the morning with a very weak summertime pattern in place
across the region. The main features across the area continue to be
the large upper level ridge and the weak upper level disturbance
that have been rotating over ga al northern fl and continue to help
enhance diurnally driven convection everyday. The ridge has been
helping to suppress the activity but it is also keeping this weak
pattern in place with no signs of this changing anytime soon. Still
expecting strong storms to develop in the short term with isolated
severe storms as well. The greatest threats will be gusty winds,
frequent lightning, period of heavy rain and small hail.
For those with outdoor activities planned today, stay weather aware.
If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by
lightning. You should seek shelter if you see lightning or hear
thunder. In addition, heat indices will range from the middle to
upper 90s across much of the state today and Monday. If you plan on
being outdoors for long periods of time, take frequent breaks to
cool off and stay hydrated.
long term Tuesday through Sunday ...
long term period begins with the continued pattern of mid and
upper level ridge firmly entrenched over the area but plenty of
moisture trapped at the low levels under this feature. This
pattern will continue into Wed and the first part of thu
characterized by low to mid range chance pops and mainly a heavy
rain potential as mid levels warm to -5c at 500mb.
Ridge does flatten out a bit into late week as shortwave energy
flows in from the central plains and travels across northern
portions of the tennessee valley. This will allow for a temporary
increase in pops across the northern CWA by Friday afternoon. Main
moisture axis and energy looks to remain north of the area
thereafter and a return to low to mid range sct pops looks in the
Did reload latest long term guidance but left pops largely alone
as they represent above thinking well.
more diurnal convection today and Monday. Ceilings are in the
MVFR toVFR range across the area and will eventually become all
vfr later today. Will see more MVFR and some ifr ceilings move
back in overnight through Mon morning. Ceilings will lift through
Monday afternoon similar to this morning. Winds are expected to be
mainly out of the SW at 8kt or less. Will see some gust to near
20kt in and around any tsra development this afternoon and Monday
afternoon. Vsbys will stayVFR except some brief periods of ifr
vsbys in and around thunderstorms activity.
Atl confidence... 18z update...
confidence medium to high on all elements
tranquil and generally clear conditions can be expected towards
daybreak where a few MVFR ceilings may then present
themselves... Mainly near the atl and perhaps csg areas. Have
accounted for this potential in the tafs altho confidence is not
extremely high. Could also see some patches of fog but vsby
reductions should remain minimal. Any low clouds fog should give
way to the typical summertimeVFR CU field by late morning early
afternoon. Scattered convection is expected by mid-late afternoon
with chances continuing thru the evening. Winds on the west side
thru the period between 4-6kts.
Atl confidence... 06z update...
low to medium on lower CIGS Monday morning.
High on all other elements.
Preliminary point temps pops
Athens 92 72 94 74 40 30 30 20
atlanta 90 73 92 75 50 40 30 20
blairsville 88 66 87 68 50 40 40 20
cartersville 91 71 92 72 50 40 30 20
columbus 90 72 92 76 40 40 40 20
gainesville 91 72 91 74 50 40 30 20
macon 90 71 93 74 40 30 40 20
rome 92 71 92 73 40 40 30 20
peachtree city 90 71 92 73 50 40 30 20
vidalia 91 73 93 75 40 30 40 20
Ffc watches warnings advisories
Short term... 17
long term... .22
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|Cartersville Airport, GA||6 mi||79 min||N 0||7.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||69°F||69°F||100%||1019.7 hPa|
|Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field, GA||16 mi||84 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||72°F||68°F||87%||993.3 hPa|
|Dallas Paulding County Regional Airport, GA||21 mi||77 min||N 0||3.00 mi||Fog/Mist||66°F||0°F||%||1021.3 hPa|
|Rome, R. B. Russell Airport, GA||23 mi||79 min||N 0||9.00 mi||A Few Clouds||70°F||70°F||100%||1019.4 hPa|
|Marietta / Dobbins Air Force Base, GA||23 mi||4.3 hrs||W 3||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||75°F||67°F||77%||1020.4 hPa|
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