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Friday, November 30, 2018

Daily Weather Briefing for Friday, November 30, 2018





Local Government Meeting Agendas

The Franklin Town Council will be meeting at 6 pm on December 3rd in the lower level of the town hall. The public agenda and agenda packet is posted on the blog. [LINK]

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting at 6 pm on December 3rd in the Commissioner Boardroom on the third floor of the county courthouse. The public agenda and agenda packet is posted on the blog. [LINK]



Outlook

A broad area of cold and dry high pressure builds in and persists through the middle part of the week. By Thursday, a weak front will approach the mountains. Another storm system is expected to take shape late in the week, bringing another round of rain for Saturday and Sunday.


THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
This animated image shows a forecast of precipitation, air pressure and thickness level (cold-air damming) for three days in six-hour increments.
Green, Yellow, and Red indicate rain. Orange and Purple Indicate Freezing Rain or other freezing precipitation. Blue indicates snow.





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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is not anticipated today.


WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near the upper 50s. Winds out of the southwest 3 to 5 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers before 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind rising to come out of the southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain likely before 2pm, then showers between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 60. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rainfall is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph. Chance of rainfall is 70%.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near the upper 60s.

Sunday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers likely. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 55. Winds out of the southwest around 5 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers before 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds out of the south 3 to 6 mph. Chance of rainfall is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain before 1pm, then showers between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a low near the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph shifting to come out of the southwest after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near the upper 60s.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Showers likely. Widespread dense fog, mainly before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near the lower 50s. Winds out of the southwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers before 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low in the lower 40s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain before 1pm, then showers between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 55. Winds out of the south 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then a chance of showers after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Winds out of the south around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 1pm. High near 55. Winds out of the southwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers before 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Widespread fog, mainly between 9pm and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain likely before 1pm, then showers between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near the upper 50s. Winds out of the south 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low near the lower 50s. WInds out of the south 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high in the lower 50s.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.


Macon County Almanac for November 30, 2018

Highest Temperature 73°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1970
Lowest Temperature 7°F in Franklin in 1959
Greatest Rainfall 1.57 inches in Highlands in 2006
Greatest Snowfall 0.5 inches in Franklin in 1876



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Published at 3:03 am on November 30, 2018



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