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Monday, December 3, 2018

Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, December 3, 2018






Local Government Meetings Scheduled Tonight

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

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

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Outlook

A cold front will move through and then stall to our south and east today. Another cold front will arrive on Tuesday and push our temperatures back below normal for midweek and beyond. There is a chance a system could drop a wintry mix in Macon County next weekend. Right now, we are too far out from the event for computer models to be reliable as to whether it will be an all-rain event or if snow will fall or how much we will get..


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.

A potential winter storm may bring significant snow and sleet accumulations to portions of the Carolinas and northeast Georgia next weekend. The greatest chances for heavy snow will be in the North Carolina mountains to our north and east.




WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
[click on any image in this article to enlarge]




FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind in the morning rising to come out of the northwest around 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around freezing. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph.

Tuesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 20s.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near 60. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around freezing. Winds out of the northwest around 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Winds out of the northwest around 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around the mid-to-upper 20s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near the lower 50s. Breezy, with winds out of the northwest 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Winds out of the northwest 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the lower 20s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near freezing.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 20s.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high in the lower 50s. Winds out of the west 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight

Patchy freezing fog between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Tuesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 20s. Winds out fo the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 20s.


Macon County Almanac for December 3, 2018

Highest Temperature 72°F in Franklin in 1970
Lowest Temperature 7°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1944
Greatest Rainfall 2.40 inches in Highlands in 1983
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands in 1971



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Published at 1:25 am on December 3, 2018



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