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  • The latest 7-day QPF map shows that only light rainfall amounts are expected this week across Georgia. The wettest period in northern Georgia will be mid-week Tuesday through Thursday, but amounts are expected to be light with only about a quarter inch or less predicted. Week Two is also expected to be warmer and drier…

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  • This looks like a pretty dry week for most of Georgia after some rain coming through this weekend. By Monday, all rain should have left the state except for right along the coast, and it will remain dry until Thursday. Showers may return late in the week as a coastal low pressure center starts to…

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  • Don’t have anything planned on Wednesday at 11:30 EST?! Sit in on this great discussion about red color in our vines. What to be concerned about and what is normal! Check out the full flyer below. See you there Georgia!!

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  • The latest 7-day rainfall forecast shows that most of the state will receive scattered showers and thunderstorms for the first few days of the week with dry conditions returning late in the week. Areas closest to Alabama are the least likely to see rain, while areas in the NE mountains are more likely to see…

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  • Almost dry week ahead

    After an exciting week with the passage of Hurricane Idalia across southeastern Georgia, we can expect a much quieter week ahead. The weekend will be almost perfect, with no rain and cooler and less humid conditions. The temperature and humidity will start to increase again during the week but there is no rain forecast in…

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  • I wanted to pass along some late season resources that may be helpful to many of ya’ll. Many of us are still in the middle of harvest right now. Hopefully our grape producers in South GA are mostly done and will be safe with the oncoming Idalia! Just a reminder that if you are seeing…

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  • The amount and timing of rain we get this week depends largely on the track and speed of likely Tropical Storm Idalia, which is gathering strength today near the Yucutan Peninsula and the west coast of Cuba. It is not yet a tropical storm but is expected to be declared one in the next day…

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  • The latest 7-day precipitation outlook for Georgia shows that most areas of the state will get no rain at all in the next week. Any shower activity that occurs will be late in the week. This is due to a big area of high pressure that will dominate the weather pattern across the eastern 2/3rd…

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  • The latest 7-day QPF map shown below indicates that while most of Georgia will get some rain, amounts in northern counties will be quite light. The highest chance of rain in northern parts of Georgia this week will be today, Saturday, and then will diminish to near nothing by Monday. In the southern half of…

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  • I’ve received a couple questions about our meeting next Wednesday at Limoges Cellars! There is still time and room to join us, though please make sure to sign up by Monday, 14 Aug so that we can make sure to have enough food. I’m excited for our discussions we’ll have. Ben Shirley with the USDA…

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