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Hurricane Dorian may affect Georgia next week

I sent out a message to UGA Extension earlier today discussing the current forecast for Major Hurricane Dorian and its potential impact on Georgia. You can read the full text below, but here is a brief synopsis. Dorian is slowing down and is now expected to hit the east central…
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The big question this week is TS Dorian

If you’ve been paying attention to weather news this week, you are surely aware that there is a tropical storm in the Atlantic that could cause problems for the Southeast by Labor Day weekend. The storm is named Dorian, and it is currently passing through the western Atlantic with an…
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Expect daily showers through the end of August

Our weather pattern has recently shifted back towards a summertime pattern with lots of pop-up thunderstorms. Not everyone will get hit every day, but you can expect a lot of activity over the next week, especially in northern Georgia, where several inches could fall in the next two weeks. The…
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Wettest conditions along the coast this week

The rain this week is focused along the front which is currently draped across northern Florida and along the coast. Areas north of the front should see relatively light amounts of precipitation, while areas along and to the south of the front could see heavy rain and even some flash…
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Dry weather for the weekend, then back to summer showers

The increased storm activity this afternoon is coming in ahead of a front that is dropping down from the north. I expect stormy weather to continue through Wednesday or maybe Thursday morning and then drop to the south. That should leave northern Georgia and Alabama in cooler and drier air…
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Seasonal rains this week

The latest 7-day QPF forecast shows that most of the region should get at least an inch of rain this week. The lightest amounts are likely to be in northern Alabama and Georgia and upstate North and South Carolina, where 3/4 of an inch is more likely. This pattern is…
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More typical summer weather expected

The typical summer weather pattern is here and is expected to stay in the area for at least the next couple of weeks. This week looks relatively dry, but scattered daily showers and thunderstorms may hit some fields and miss others under weak steering currents, especially in week 2. By…
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Mostly dry after weekend showers

Most of the active rain this week will be in the coastal plains and off the coast in the Atlantic Ocean, as a disorganized low pressure center moves through the area. By Monday afternoon, most of the Southeast except for those areas should be drying out, with only small amounts…
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