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
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.
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
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.
Sunny with highs near 60 and winds out of the north 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy with lows near the mid 30s and light winds out of the southeast.
Mostly sunny with highs near 60.
Partly cloudy with lows near 40.
WEATHER ADVISORIES, WATCHES AND WARNINGS
• No weather advisories are in effect for Macon County as of 3 am.
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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
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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