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|Sunrise 7:34AM||Sunset 5:31PM||Friday December 13, 2019 4:41 PM EST (21:41 UTC)||Moonrise 7:03PM||Moonset 8:54AM||Illumination 95%|
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Area Discussion for - Peachtree City, GA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS62 KFFC 131946 AFDFFC
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 246 PM EST Fri Dec 13 2019
SHORT TERM /Tonight through Saturday Night/. Broad upper trough over the southeast will continue into late Saturday . with flow becoming more zonal by the end of the period. A series of short waves will rotate through the trough during this time The first wave. which brought rain to our area overnight . was moving into the Carolinas. Rain will continue to redevelop this afternoon and into the overnight as the next wave approaches. Expect the wedge to hold until the surface front enters western GA toward sunrise Saturday . with pops diminishing from the west late tonight. Low pops will continue in the far north through Saturday afternoon as the last wave moves through the TN Valley.
With easterly winds and rain . temperatures may be close to afternoon max values with little cooling expected through the evening. So overnight lows should be non diurnal over much of the area. At this time no flood watch is planned.
LONG TERM /Sunday through Friday/. Only tweaks to the long term based on the latest guidance.
PREVIOUS DISCUSSION . The start of the long-term forecast period will bring a dry respite on Sunday with surface high pressure over the Southeast and zonal flow aloft ahead of the next trough pushing into the southern Rockies. Temperatures Sunday will range from the 50s north to the mid 60s in central Georgia.
On Monday, the next system will take shape as the upper trough swings into the Plains and a surface low develops in the ArkLaTex region. Showers will increase across north Georgia as early as Monday afternoon, and temperatures Monday will warm 10-15 degrees above normal in advance of the cold front. The surface low will lift northeastward into the Ohio Valley Monday evening into Monday night, dragging the cold front eastward into the forecast area by Tuesday morning. PoPs will thus be on the increase during this time across north Georgia and transition southeastward through the day Tuesday as the cold front pushes across the area.
Currently, the higher risk for strong/severe thunderstorms looks to be to our west where better alignment of instability and shear will be present. While shear will remain favorable, surface instability will be quickly waning as the front enters the forecast area Monday night. The risk for any strong thunderstorms will continue to be monitored as we approach this time frame. At this time, included slight chance thunder across the western half of the area Monday night into Tuesday morning. Healthy rainfall totals continue to be expected from Monday into Tuesday, specifically in far north Georgia where widespread 1-1.5" and isolated amounts up to 2" are currently forecast.
The front will clear the area Tuesday night into Wednesday morning bringing dry weather and much cooler temperatures. After highs 5-10 degrees below normal on Wednesday, widespread freezing temperatures appear likely by Thursday morning.
AVIATION. 18Z Update . IFR to LIFR ceilings with rain expected to continue with ceilings lifting and the showers ending around daybreak Saturday. Ceilings expected to stay in the 400 to 800ft range today and tonight then begin lifting into the MVFR range around 12z Sat then VFR by 176z-18z Sat. Winds will stay out of the east 10 to 15kts this afternoon and evening and then turn to the west around 09z. Visibility will vary with showers and fog.
//ATL Confidence . 18 Update . Confidence is medium to high on all elements.
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. Athens 43 54 39 61 / 80 20 5 0 Atlanta 44 53 39 60 / 80 20 5 0 Blairsville 41 46 34 54 / 80 40 20 5 Cartersville 43 52 38 60 / 80 20 10 5 Columbus 45 59 41 66 / 80 10 5 0 Gainesville 42 51 38 58 / 80 20 10 5 Macon 44 58 38 64 / 80 20 5 0 Rome 43 53 38 59 / 80 30 10 5 Peachtree City 43 54 38 62 / 80 20 5 0 Vidalia 49 61 41 66 / 80 30 5 0
FFC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NONE.
SHORT TERM . 41 LONG TERM . BDL AVIATION . 41
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|Cartersville Airport, GA||6 mi||49 min||Var 3||6.00 mi||Fog/Mist||45°F||42°F||90%||1012.2 hPa|
|Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field, GA||16 mi||52 min||Var 3||5.00 mi||Light Rain Fog/Mist||42°F||42°F||100%||985.4 hPa|
|Dallas Paulding County Regional Airport, GA||21 mi||47 min||SE 5||1.00 mi||Rain||41°F||41°F||100%||1011.8 hPa|
|Marietta / Dobbins Air Force Base, GA||23 mi||1.8 hrs||E 4||5.00 mi||Fog/Mist||42°F||41°F||98%||1013.9 hPa|
|Rome, R. B. Russell Airport, GA||23 mi||49 min||SE 3||10.00 mi||Overcast||45°F||42°F||90%||1012.4 hPa|
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