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|Sunrise 7:40AM||Sunset 6:02PM||Saturday January 23, 2021 12:06 PM EST (17:06 UTC)||Moonrise 1:45PM||Moonset 3:14AM||Illumination 78%|
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Area Discussion for - Peachtree City, GA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS62 KFFC 231418 AFDFFC
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 918 AM EST Sat Jan 23 2021
Some minor temp/dewpt adjustments per near term ob trends largely on track. Will need to keep an eye on some lower dewpt mixing in parts of north GA and any increased fire danger concerns but for now looks too borderline in RH criteria and slightly too high fuels to issue any statement. Should be a nice pleasant Saturday with mostly clear skies and above normal max temps on tap otherwise Previous discussion follows.
PREV DISCUSSION. /Issued 623 AM EST Sat Jan 23 2021/
SHORT TERM /Today through Sunday/ .
Cold front continues to push south of the area as high pressure bridges across the Ohio valley but a wide expanse to affect the local area. Low level moisture has been slow to scour out across far southeastern sections and consequently, the arrival of the cooler air has resulted in dense fog conditions. Although areal extent is limited, fog is dense enough to warrant a dense fog advisory through 13Z.
Although overall it will be a slightly cooler airmass, full sun today will allow for temperatures to rise into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Went with the lower MAV/MET blend for the dewpoints and we therefore get close to Fire Danger for the northern tier. It appears we will not quite make the duration criteria and fuel moisture will likewise prevent issuance.
Continued westerly flow aloft will allow for quick transitions from dry to wet across the area. Mid level clouds will be on the increase initially on Sunday but lowering bases will eventually allow for light rain to develop. High end chance pops will be advertised for NW portions but this may need to be increased to at least likely with subsequent forecasts should model trends continue.
LONG TERM /Sunday Night through Friday/ .
A warm front will be lifting northward across the forecast area at the start of the forecast period Sunday night as the parent low tracks northeastward across the Southern Plains. PoPs will thus be maximized across north Georgia and particularly far north Georgia Sunday night into the day Monday in the vicinity of the warm front. Temperatures Monday will run well above normal as the entire area will be situated in the warm sector.
The cold front will be dragged into the state Monday night as the surface low lifts into the Midwest. While the upper shortwave will bypass well north of the area on Monday, there will be sufficient (though marginal) instability and shear ahead of the front for some thunderstorm threat. At this point, weak instability should limit an appreciable severe risk, though an isolated risk for a strong thunderstorm is possible. The cold front will then clear at least north Georgia on Tuesday before stalling, though temperatures Tuesday will remain well above normal.
The drier conditions across north Georgia will be short lived, however, as the next shortwave trough induces the development of a surface low to the west on Wednesday. Rain will thus again overspread the area Wednesday and taper off from west to east Wednesday night as the system pushes eastward fairly quickly. High pressure will then return thereafter through the end of the period, and temperatures will drop closer to seasonal norms.
AVIATION. 12Z UPDATE .
Dry air continues to move in from the north and any fog formation should remain south of the terminals. VFR conditions expected for this TAF set with just a wind shift to be concerned with. Guidance in good agreement on a 15Z wind shift for ATL to NE.
//ATL CONFIDENCE . 06Z UPDATE . High on all elements.
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. Athens 59 31 55 43 / 0 0 20 60 Atlanta 59 37 57 46 / 0 0 30 50 Blairsville 55 28 49 40 / 0 0 50 90 Cartersville 59 34 55 43 / 0 0 40 80 Columbus 62 42 60 51 / 0 5 20 20 Gainesville 56 34 51 42 / 0 0 40 80 Macon 61 36 61 49 / 0 5 20 10 Rome 56 32 54 46 / 0 0 40 80 Peachtree City 60 35 57 46 / 0 0 20 40 Vidalia 61 40 64 51 / 0 5 10 5
FFC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NONE.
SHORT TERM . Deese/Baker LONG TERM . RW AVIATION . Deese
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|Cartersville Airport, GA||6 mi||14 min||N 5||10.00 mi||Fair||49°F||25°F||39%||1023.6 hPa|
|Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field, GA||16 mi||17 min||WNW 4||10.00 mi||Fair||48°F||23°F||37%||995.3 hPa|
|Dallas Paulding County Regional Airport, GA||21 mi||12 min||N 7||10.00 mi||Fair||46°F||21°F||37%||1023 hPa|
|Rome, R. B. Russell Airport, GA||23 mi||14 min||N 10||10.00 mi||Fair||50°F||17°F||27%||1023.4 hPa|
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