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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Saturday, February 9, 2019






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Outlook

A robust Canadian high pressure will spread back over the region for the weekend. Deeper moisture is expected to return on Sunday and bring a cool and wet pattern for the first part of next week. Another cold front will then cross the area late Tuesday into early Wednesday.


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 or tonight. Freezing rain may be possible in the morning, but due to road surfaces being warm and the period of freezing rain brief, no significant impacts are expected.


NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for western North Carolina.

A brief wintry mix is possible early Sunday morning before precipitation changes to all rain by afternoon. No significant accumulations are expected.


WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

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

Today

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high in the lower 50s. Calm winds in the morning and then rising to come out of the southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light winds out of the southeast.

Sunday

A slight chance of freezing rain between 8am and 9am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high in the lower 40s. Winds out of the southeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

Sunday Night

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night

Showers. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. Calm winds in the morning, the winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph.

Sunday

A slight chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high in the lower 40s. Winds out of the southeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

Sunday Night

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low in the upper 30s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night

Showers. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds in the morning, then shifting to come out of the southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low in the upper 20s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday

A chance of freezing rain between 8am and 11am, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Winds out of the southeast in the morning around 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

Sunday Night

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low in the upper 30s. Winds out of the southwest around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night

Showers. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable winds in the morning shifting to come out of the southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 8 mph.

Sunday

A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high in the low-to-mid 40s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

Sunday Night

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the southwest around 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high in the low-to-mid 50s. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night

Showers. Lows in the mid-to-upper 40s. Chance of precipitation is 80%.



Macon County Almanac for February 9, 2019

Highest Temperature 72°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1957
Lowest Temperature -8°F in Highlands in 1895
Greatest Rainfall 6.30 inches in Highlands in 1881
Greatest Snowfall 4.0 inches in Highlands in 1967

Weather Extremes for Macon County for February
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 79°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 02-28-1996
Lowest Temperature -19°F in Highlands on 02-13-1899
Greatest Rainfall 6.37 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 02-13-1966
Greatest Snowfall 15.0 inches in Highlands on 02-14-1912

Weather Extremes for Macon County for February
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 79°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 02-28-1996
Lowest Temperature -19°F in Highlands on 02-13-1899
Greatest Rainfall 6.37 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 02-13-1966
Greatest Snowfall 15.0 inches in Highlands on 02-14-1912




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Published at 3:48 am on February 9, 2019

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