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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Daily Weather Briefing for Macon County
Saturday, March 5, 2016

National Forecast Map 
Courtesy NOAA Weather Prediction Center



OVERVIEW

A weak cold front is expected to sweep across the region later today, then a strong high pressure returns on Sunday and will probably dominate the local weather pattern through midweek before another frontal system approaches later in the week, when highs will approach the mid to upper 60s.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

The Franklin Town Board of Aldermen will be meeting Monday night at 7 pm. More information on that can be found at http://thunderpigblog.blogspot.com/2016/03/march-2016-regular-meeting-of-franklin.html


The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting Tuesday night at 6 pm. More information on that meeting can be found at http://thunderpigblog.blogspot.com/2016/03/march-2016-regular-meeting-of-franklin.html


TODAY


Patchy fog before 9 am, partly sunny with highs near the mid 50s and calm winds rising to come from the southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

HAZARDS

No hazardous weather is expected..

Current Advisories, Watches and Warnings issued by the National Weather Service for Macon County can be viewed at any time at
http://is.gd/MACONWARN

TONIGHT

Partly cloudy with lows near freezing and light and variable winds shifting to come from out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. 30% chance of rain, mainly before midnight with rainfall accumulation of less than a tenth of an inch expected.

SUNDAY

Sunny with highs near 60 and winds out of the north 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT

Partly cloudy with lows near the mid 30s and light winds out of the southeast.

MONDAY

Mostly sunny with highs near 60.

MONDAY NIGHT

Partly cloudy with lows near 40.

WEATHER ADVISORIES, WATCHES AND WARNINGS

• No weather advisories are in effect for Macon County as of 3 am.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you have an event announcement, or wish to inquire about a day sponsorship, email the information to editor@maconmedia.com.
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Early Voting Underway

Early voting lasts until 1 pm on Saturday, March 12th, then election day is on the 15th from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm.
People can vote at any open polling place in the county during early voting. If you vote on March 15, you must go to your assigned precinct.

Dollar-A-Day Boys at the Macon County Library on March 12, 2016

The Macon County Public Library and the Macon County Historical Museum are co-sponsoring a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps on March 12th, 2016. More information is on the website at http://thunderpigblog.blogspot.com/2016/02/dollar-day-boys-at-macon-county-library.html

MACON COUNTY WEATHER EXTREME ALMANAC FOR MARCH 5TH

Highest Temperature • 77°F at the Coweeta Experimental Lab in 1955
Lowest Temperature • -1°F in Highlands in 1960
Greatest One-Day Precipitation • 2.68 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Lab in 2008
Greatest One-Day Snowfall • 2.5 inches in Highlands in 1980

WEATHER EXTREMES FOR MARCH IN MACON COUNTY
(1872-2016)


Highest Temperature -- 86°F at the Coweeta Experimental Lab on March 15, 1967
Lowest Temperature -- -7°F in Highlands on March 7, 1899
Greatest One-Day Precipitation – 6.43 inches in Highlands on March 29, 1898
Greatest One-Day Snowfall – 25.5 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Lab on March 13, 1993

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