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Monday, April 11, 2016

Weather Briefing for Macon County
Monday, April 11, 2016

National Forecast Map 
Courtesy the NOAA Weather Prediction Center




OVERVIEW

Rain is expected to arrive late this afternoon and will continue as a cold front crosses the region from late tonight through tomorrow. Behind the front, temperatures will slowly rebound through the rest of the week as a large cold Canadian high pressure dominates the local weather pattern through at least Thursday.



TODAY
Partly sunny with high near the low to mid 60s and calm winds early rising to come from from the south 5 to 10 mph by mid morning. Rain chances increase after 3 pm.



HAZARDS

No Hazardous Weather 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


POLLEN REPORT

The pollen level today will be high (10.1 out of 12.0) with Oak, Juniper and Birch being the main producers of pollen. The pollen levels are expected to plummet on Tuesday and Wednesday as rain works through the region. Tuesday is expected to be low (1.3 out of 12) and Wednesday higher, but only in the medium (5.0 out of 12) range. Pollen levels are expected to return to high (10.5 out of 12) on Thursday after the rain passes through, with Friday anticipated remaining in the high (10.2 out of 12) range.


TONIGHT

Cloudy with lows near 50 and winds fro the south southeast 5 to 10 mph calming before midnight. Rain expected to arrive before midnight with rainfall accumulations between half and three quarters of an inch possible.


TUESDAY

Cloudy and rainy with higs near the low 60s and winds from the south becoming variable in the late afternoon. Rainfall amounts between half and three quarters of an inch possible.



TUESDAY NIGHT

Partly cloudy with rain expected to end by or before 7 pm, lows near 40 and winds from the northeast 5 to 10 mph after the cold front passes.


WEDNESDAY

Mostly sunny with highs near the mid 60s.



WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Mostly cloudy with lows near the mid to lower 40s.



WEATHER ADVISORIES, WATCHES AND WARNINGS

• None in effect as of 2 am on April 11, 2016.


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MACON COUNTY WEATHER EXTREME ALMANAC FOR APRIL 11TH

Highest Temperature • 88°F at the Coweeta Experimental Lab in 2001
Lowest Temperature • 18°F at the Coweeta Experimental Lab in 1960
Greatest One-Day Precipitation • 3.85 inches at in Highlands in 1913
Greatest One-Day Snowfall • 1.3 inches in Highlands in 1956


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

Highest Temperature -- 91°F in Franklin on April 26, 1986
Lowest Temperature -- 13°F in Highlands on April 1, 1987
Greatest One-Day Precipitation – 7.00 inches in Highlands on April 7, 1895
Greatest One-Day Snowfall – 9.5 inches in Franklin on April 4, 1987


NORTH CAROLINA WEATHER EXTREME ALMANAC FOR APRIL 11TH

Highest Temperature • 94°F in Lillington, Harnett County in 2001
Lowest Temperature • 10°F in Montreat, Yancey County in 1942
Greatest One-Day Precipitation • 6.83 inches in Rougemount, Durham County in 2003
Greatest One-Day Snowfall • 19.0 inches in Mount Mitchell, Yancey County in 2003


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


Highest Temperature -- 102°F in Carthage, Moore County on April 29, 1981
Lowest Temperature -- 0°F in Shelby, Cleveland County on April 29, 1927
Greatest One-Day Precipitation – 7.00 inches in Highlands on April 7, 1895
Greatest One-Day Snowfall – 19.0 inches on Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on April 11, 2003


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