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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Wednesday, September 18, 2019






Outlook

A cold front will drop south across the forecast area overnight, with seasonal surface high-pressure building in through the day Thursday. This cooler and drier air will remain in place through Friday and warm a little over the weekend.



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

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 50s. Light winds out of the southeast.
Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Light winds out of the east.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 80.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50.




OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 70s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of rain is 30%.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 50s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Light winds out of the east.

Friday

Sunny, with a high in the mid-to-upper 70s.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 50s.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high in the mid-60s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the east 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday

Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-60s. Winds out of the east 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Winds out of the east 5 to 10 mph.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high in the upper 70s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 70s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph.

Friday

Sunny, with a high in the mid-70s.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 50.




TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK Things are starting to heat up
(video from Levi Cowan of Tropical Tidbits and Mark Sudduth of HurricaneTrack.com have been added to this segment below the tropical outlook and will remain as long as they cover this storm)



Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Humberto, located several hundred miles west of Bermuda, on Tropical Depression Ten, located more than 1000 miles east of the Leeward Islands, and on recently downgraded Tropical Depression Imelda, located near Houston, Texas.

1. A tropical wave is forecast to move off of the west coast of Africa on Thursday. Some gradual development is possible over the weekend while the system moves generally westward at 10 to 15 mph.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.



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

Highest Temperature 98°F in Franklin on 09-04-1975
Lowest Temperature 27°F in Franklin on 09-30-1967
Greatest Rainfall 11.87 inches in Highlands on 09-27-1964
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1873

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

Highest Temperature 109°F Weldon, Halifax County 09-07-1954
Lowest Temperature 23°F Marion, McDowell County 09-28-2000
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 19.30 in Southport, Brunswick County 09-16-1999

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 75.4°F Morehead City, Carteret County
Coldest Weather Station 55.0°F Mount Mitchell, Yancey County
Wettest Weather Station 8.93 in Southport, Brunswick County
Driest Weather Station 2.94 in Marshall, Madison County



Published at 1:30am on September 18, 2019


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