Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:00AM||Sunset 8:15PM||Thursday April 19, 2018 5:34 AM EDT (09:34 UTC)||Moonrise 8:55AM||Moonset 11:16PM||Illumination 16%|
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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
429 am edt Thu apr 19 2018
Short term today through Friday
A cold front was entering northwest ga this morning. There were a
few showers associated with the front... But they had dissipated
during the last couple of hours. With such shallow moisture it
doesn't look like much support for rain... So no pops have been
included for today. A strong trough deepening along the mid
atlantic states should help push the front into central ga
during the day today. The upper ridge gradually builds back over our
area on Saturday. Overnight low temperatures still look like mid 30s
to mid 40s area wide... With freezing temperatures mainly confined to
the far northeast. The freeze watch for tonight will be changed to a
Long term Friday night through Wednesday
High pressure will continue to dominate the sensible weather to
start the long term. The high will shift east, becoming anchored
across the mid-atlantic region. The high will nose down into
north ga Saturday into early Sunday ahead of the next storm
system. Models are really trying to come into better agreement and
they do look to converge a bit more than the previous run. Both
the GFS and ecm bring in ample rain across the region to start
the first half of next week. The timing is still up in the air
with the GFS solution being more progressive, bringing in
widespread rain across most of ga by Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile
the ecm really doesn't bring in rain until Sunday night. Either
way, both system are similar in that they are closed lows as they
work east into the SE states. With strong isentropic lift and
overrunning precipitation with the surface high still nosing down
into the region Sunday into Monday, this will make for a very wet
and dreary day on Monday across much of north and central ga. The
wedge will be reinforced by the precipitation helping to keep
temperature quite cool, especially for those in north ga. The
system begins to lose its structure aloft becoming ingested into
the next digging trough. This will result in conditions improving
late Tuesday into Wednesday.
Temperatures will be slightly below normal through the long term,
with the coolest day being Monday.
Fuel moisture remains from 6 to 8 percent over the forecast
area. Wetting rain with the cold front today looks slim to none.
Winds will again become gusty after sunrise. So another fire danger
statement looks reasonable.
a cold front will cross the TAF sites 09z-13z. Expect ceilings to
remainVFR... Ranging 040-050 before clearing this afternoon. A few
showers are possible with the front. In the wake of the front the
winds will shift to the northwest and begin to gust again. Expect
sustained winds generally 12-15kts today with gusts between 20-
25kts. Winds diminishing after 23z today.
Atl confidence... 06z update...
medium on ceiling heights this morning.
High on all other forecast elements.
Preliminary point temps pops
Athens 69 40 69 42 5 0 0 0
atlanta 65 43 68 45 5 0 0 0
blairsville 58 32 67 38 5 0 0 0
cartersville 63 38 69 42 5 0 0 0
columbus 74 45 71 47 5 0 0 0
gainesville 64 40 68 44 5 0 0 0
macon 76 43 70 43 5 0 0 0
rome 63 39 69 41 5 0 0 0
peachtree city 68 40 69 42 5 0 0 0
vidalia 79 48 70 46 5 0 0 0
Ffc watches warnings advisories
Freeze warning from 4 am to 9 am edt Friday for the following
zones: fannin... Towns... Union.
Short term... 41
long term... .26
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|Cartersville Airport, GA||6 mi||41 min||Var 3||10.00 mi||Overcast||65°F||59°F||81%||1012 hPa|
|Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field, GA||16 mi||46 min||W 11 G 16||10.00 mi||Overcast||66°F||57°F||73%||985 hPa|
|Dallas Paulding County Regional Airport, GA||21 mi||39 min||WNW 8 G 19||10.00 mi||Overcast||70°F||62°F||78%||1013.2 hPa|
|Rome, R. B. Russell Airport, GA||23 mi||41 min||WNW 6||10.00 mi||Fair||65°F||52°F||63%||1011.9 hPa|
|Marietta / Dobbins Air Force Base, GA||23 mi||38 min||W 13 G 23||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||66°F||56°F||72%||1011.6 hPa|
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