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Monday, March 11, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, March 11, 2019






Outlook

A cold front will move across our region from northwest to southeast today. High pressure will move from Iowa on Monday to off the East Coast by late Wednesday and keep us dry into midweek. The next cold front is expected to arrive from the west on Friday with, you guessed it, more rain.

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County Commissioners March 2019 Agenda Released

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be holding their regular monthly meeting for March on Tuesday Night at 6pm in the Commissioner's Boardroom on the third floor of the county courthouse. Building access will be through the rear parking lot entrance. A copy of the agenda packet has been embedded here for your convenience.




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 expected today.






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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

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

Today

A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high in the lower 60s. Calm winds.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light winds out of the northwest.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the lower 60s. Calm winds rising to come out of the northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable winds.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Wednesday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 40s.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high in the mid-60s. Light winds out of the northwest.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. Light winds out of the northwest wind.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near the mid-60s. Light and variable winds rising and coming out of the northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable winds.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Wednesday Night

Rain likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 7 mph.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low in the upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest around 8 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Winds out of the northwest 6 to 8 mph shifting to come out of the southwest in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm winds rising to come out of the south around 5 mph after midnight.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

Wednesday Night

Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-40s. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high in the upper 50s. Calm winds in the morning rising and coming out of the northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low in the mid-30s. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 5 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-50s. Winds out of the north around 7 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 40s. Calm winds rising then and coming out of the southeast around 6 mph after midnight.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-50s.

Wednesday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-40s.




Macon County Almanac for March 11, 2019

Highest Temperature 81°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1974
Lowest Temperature 8°F in Highlands in 1934
Greatest Rainfall 4.07 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1952
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands in 1926


Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of March
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 86°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 03-15-1967
Lowest Temperature -7°F in Highlands on 03-07-1899
Greatest Rainfall 6.43 inches in Highlands on 03-29-1898
Greatest Snowfall 25.5 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 03-13-1993






Published at 3:46 am on March 11, 2019

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