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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Daily Weather Briefing for Tuesday, December 4, 2018



Franklin Town Council December Meeting

The Franklin Town Council held their regular monthly meeting for December 2018 Monday night. Video and supporting documents are online. [LINK]

Outlook

A cold front will push off the Atlantic coast...before Canadian high pressure builds in from the northwest on Tuesday and drops temperatures below normal through the end of the week. A moist and cold wintry storm will affect the forecast area over the weekend.


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 strong storm system will affect the area this weekend with significant snow accumulations expected at higher elevations and possibly some ice. Rain/snow/ice mix is not clear at this point. 1 to 2 inches of liquid equivalent precipitation is anticipated at this time.




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

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind rising to come out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

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

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Winds out of the north 5 to 10 mph becoming calm.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low in the upper 20s. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 20s. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Tonight

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

Sunny, with a high near freezing. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 40.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 20s. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Wednesday

Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Mostly sunny, with a high near freezing. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near the lower 40s.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.


Macon County Almanac for December 4, 2018

Highest Temperature 72°F in Franklin in 1956
Lowest Temperature 6°F in Highlands in 1985
Greatest Rainfall 3.26 inches in Highlands in 1941
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Franklin in 1971



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Published at 3:53 am on December 4, 2018



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