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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Saturday, June 29, 2019





Nantahala Ranger District temporarily closing Moses Creek Road starting July 8

Franklin, NC, June 28, 2019 - The Nantahala Ranger District will temporarily close Moses Creek Road (FSR 4651) through the summer beginning Monday, July 8 for logging operations.

The road will reopen as soon as crews complete work and remove equipment from the roadway.

Safety is our priority. Visitors should avoid areas where logging operations are occurring. When driving, give logging trucks a wide berth.

For more information contact Bryan Killian on the Nantahala Ranger District at 828-524-6441.

Outlook

Typical summertime afternoon and evening thunderstorms will through much of the weekend under a shallow ridge of high pressure over the southeast. Hot and humid high pressure will set up Monday through the middle of next week.


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.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST


Today

Isolated showers between 2pm and 4pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high in the mid-80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low in the lower 60s. Calm winds.

Sunday

A slight chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 80s. Light winds out of the northwest. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night

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

Monday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Eek!

Monday Night

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



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high in the mid-80s. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

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

Sunday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-60s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday NightMostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

Monday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 80s.

Monday Night

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




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm winds increasing to come out of the northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Sunday

A slight chance of showers between 10am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 70s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 60s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Monday

A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night

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



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low in the lower 60s. Calm winds.

Sunday

A slight chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 60. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 80s.

Monday Night

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





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK



Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Sat Jun 29 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 29, 2019

Highest Temperature 97°F in Highlands in 1936
Lowest Temperature 44°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1968
Greatest Rainfall 7.40 inches in Highlands in 1915
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 3:18am on June 29, 2019


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