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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Wednesday, April 10, 2019





Outlook

An area of weak low pressure will slowly drift east of the area today. Drier high pressure will overspread the region later today and linger into Thursday. Another cold front will approach from the west on Friday bringing more showers and thunderstorms to the area.



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.

Additional rounds of thunderstorms, some possibly strong, are expected Friday and again on Sunday.





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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

Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Light southeast wind.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

Friday

Showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

Thursday Night

Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 48. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Thursday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Friday

Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.



Macon County Almanac for April 10, 2019

Highest Temperature 86°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 2001
Lowest Temperature 18°F in Highlands in 1985
Greatest Rainfall 4.10 inches in Franklin in 1877



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 2:35am on April 10, 2019

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