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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Sunday, March 24, 2019





Outlook

Dry high pressure over the region will give way to an increase in moisture leading to shower chances on Monday. Cooler high pressure will build in on Tuesday and linger into 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 expected today. Humidity levels will be better today, but still low, any outdoor fires that are not within well-defined boundaries could spread a little, so be a little extra careful if you plan on burning off debris or brush piles 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

Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm winds in the morning rising to come out of the south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-40s. Light winds out of the south.

Monday

A chance of rain before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am. Highs in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds early rising to come out of the southwest around 6 mph by midmorning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday Night

A chance of showers before 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 40s. Light winds out of the north. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday

A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-50s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-30s.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Increasing clouds, with a high in the mid-60s. Winds out of the south 3 to 8 mph.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 40s. Light winds out of the south.

Monday

Rain before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 60. Winds out of the southwest 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday Night

A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low near the low-to-mid 40s. Winds out of the north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 11am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-40s. Winds out of the southwest around 7 mph.

Monday

Rain before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Highs in the mid-50s. Winds out of the southwest 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday Night

A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the north around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 40s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around freezing.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 40s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 7 mph.

Monday

A chance of rain before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am. High near 55. Winds out of the southwest around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday Night

A chance of showers before 3am, then a slight chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the north around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday

A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.



Macon County Almanac for March 24, 2019

Highest Temperature 84°F in Highlands in 1929
Lowest Temperature 12°F in Highlands in 1915
Greatest Rainfall 4.35 inches in Highlands in 1917
Greatest Snowfall 5.0 inches in Highlands in 1983


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 2:26am on March 24, 2019

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