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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Daily Weather Briefing for Macon County
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

National Forecast Map 
Courtesy NOAA Weather Prediction Center

OVERVIEW

The local weather pattern is expected to be dominated by dry conditions through Wednesday. Another cold front is expected to arrive later this week with a dry weekend in store.



TODAY

Widespread frost after 5 am. Mostly clear with lows near freezing early, the the mid 60s in the afternoon. Calm winds rising to come from the north by mid morning.


HAZARDS

A frost advisory is in effect for Macon County until 9 am.

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

POLLEN REPORT

The pollen level today will be high (10.3 out of 12.0) with Juniper, Oak and Maple still being the main producers of pollen. The pollen levels are expected to remain high (9.8 out of 12) on Wednesday and then gradually decrease into the medium-high range and may even drop into the medium range on Friday.

TONIGHT

Mostly clear with lows near the upper 30s and light winds out of the southeast



WEDNESDAY

Sunny with highs near the mid 60s and winds from the southeast 5 to 10 mph.


WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Mostly cloudy with lows near 50 and winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. 70% chance of rain.




WEATHER ADVISORIES, WATCHES AND WARNINGS

• Frost Advisory in effect from March 29, 12:00 AM EDT until March 29, 09:00 AM EDT


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SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND
8am to 1 pm


A Benefit Car Show for Operation Christmas Child, Western North Carolina, will be held Saturday, April 2nd from 8 am to 3 pm at Franklin High School parking lot, by football field. Registration Fee: $15 to enter a car. If you are interested in showing or participating please contact: Shelly Pilkerton at 828-371-7503 or e-mail: shellypilkerton@yahoo.com. For more information on the event, see http://thunderpigblog.blogspot.com/2016/03/benefit-car-show-for-operation.html


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6TH
8:00am

Weekly Greenway Birdwalks begin. Meet at the Macon County Public Library parking lot.



MACON COUNTY WEATHER EXTREME ALMANAC FOR MARCH 29TH

Highest Temperature • 79°F at the Coweeta Experimental Lab in 2007
Lowest Temperature • 11°F in Highlands in 1899
Greatest One-Day Precipitation • 6.43 inches in Highlands in 1898
Greatest One-Day Snowfall • No measurable snowfall has been recorded on this date in Macon County


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



NORTH CAROLINA WEATHER EXTREME ALMANAC FOR MARCH 28TH


Highest Temperature • 100°F in Aberdeen, Moore County in 1907
Lowest Temperature • 6°F in Boone, Watauga County in 1947
Greatest One-Day Precipitation • 6.43 inches in Highlands, Macon County in 1898
Greatest One-Day Snowfall • 4.1 inches in Mountain City, Ashe County in 1941


WEATHER EXTREMES FOR MARCH IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
(1870-2016)


Highest Temperature -- 100°F in Aberdeen, Moore County on March 29, 1967
Lowest Temperature -- -14°F in Murphy, Cherokee County on March 16, 1880
Greatest One-Day Precipitation – 10.50 inches in Highlands on March 29, 1898
Greatest One-Day Snowfall – 36.0 inches on Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on March 13, 1993




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