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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Wednesday, June 26, 2019





Outlook

Drier air filtering in from the west will persist today. Typical summertime afternoon and evening thunderstorms will likely return Thursday through much of the weekend under a shallow ridge of high pressure over the southeast. A cold front arriving from the north very late in the weekend will likely dissipate over the southeast. Hot and humid high pressure will set up Monday through Tuesday.


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.


**Note** A Tropical Weather Outlook section has been added to the daily weather briefing for the Atlantic Hurricane Season, and since those tend to run long when there is activity, that section has been added between the daily forecasts for the four regions of the county and the almanac section so people can get to their daily forecasts with minimal interference.




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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
[click on any image in this article to enlarge]



FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-80s. Calm winds.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm winds.

Thursday

A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low in the lower 60s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-80s. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation is 30%.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-80s. Light and variable winds.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 60s. Calm winds.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm winds increasing to come out of the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 60s. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-80s.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-60s.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s. Winds out of the north 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the lower 60s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the northeast around 6 mph after midnight.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 70s. Winds out of the northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Winds out of the northeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 70s.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Winds out of the north wind 3 to 5 mph.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm winds.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the lower 80s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light winds out of the east. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK



Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Wed Jun 26 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.




Macon Media Almanac for June 26, 2019

Highest Temperature 94°F in Franklin in 1952
Lowest Temperature 41°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1974
Greatest Rainfall 2.19 inches in Highlands in 1960
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snow has been recorded on this date since records started being kept in 1872


Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of June
Data available from 1872 to 2018

Highest Temperature 99°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 06-30-2012
Lowest Temperature 32°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 06-02-1966
Greatest Rainfall 7.63 inches in Highlands on 06-16-1949
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1873

Weather Extremes for North Carolina for the month of June
Data available from 1870 to 2018

Highest Temperature 108°F Mount Gilead, Montgomery County 06-18-1944
Lowest Temperature 23°F Jefferson, Ashe County 06-17-1917
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 14.92 in New Holland, Hyde County 06-30-1949
Warmest Weather Station 77.4°F Goldsboro, Wayne County average
Coldest Weather Station 57.0°F Mount Mitchell, Yancey County average
Wettest Weather Station 7.12 in Highlands, Macon County average
Driest Weather Station 3.02 in Canton, Haywood County monthly average




Published at 4:05am on June 26, 2019


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