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Friday, April 12, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Friday, April 12, 2019





Agenda for Town Budget Work Session Released

The agenda and agenda packet for the budget work session scheduled for next Monday at 5:30pm has been released and is posted online. [LINK]

Public Agenda

Agenda
April 15, 2019
5:30pm

1. Call to Order - Mayor Scott

2. Projected Revenue for Fiscal Year 209-2020

3. Debt Service on Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

4. Discussion on Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

5. Adjourn

Outlook

A cold front bringing showers and thunderstorms to the region will approach from the west today and stall across the area on Saturday. A second stronger system will bring storms to the area on Sunday and Sunday night.


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.

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are expected this weekend. An isolated severe thunderstorm is possible today or Saturday, with more widespread severe weather possible Sunday. Heavy rain eventually may lead to isolated flash flooding, especially in areas hit by multiple rounds of thunderstorms over the next few days.





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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

Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday

Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night

Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Areas of fog before 9am. High near 73. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday

Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night

Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 11am. High near 64. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night

Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 65. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


Macon County Almanac for April 12, 2019

Highest Temperature 87°F in Franklin in 2001
Lowest Temperature 22°F in Franklin in 1973
Greatest Rainfall 2.73 inches in Highlands in 1997



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

Highest Temperature 91°F in Franklin on 04-26-1986
Lowest Temperature 13°F in Highlands on 04-01-1987
Greatest Rainfall 7.00 inches in Highlands on 04-07-1895
Greatest Snowfall 9.5 inches in Franklin on 04-04-1987






Published at 1:00am on April 12, 2019

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