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Monday, October 7, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, October 7, 2019






Outlook

A cold front will cross the region late today into Tuesday, which may bring a little rain to some of the region. Another wedge of cool high pressure will set up behind the front on Tuesday and weaken through the end of the week.

State Legislature

Both chambers of the state legislature will convene at 4:00 pm.
The On-Site Wastewater Task Force is scheduled to meet at 10:00 am in a room with no audio webcast, so there will be no direct monitoring of their activity. More information, including a link, has been posted online. [LINK]

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Franklin Town Council Meets Tonight

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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

A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 50s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-50s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 50%.

Wednesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-70s.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the mid-50s.




OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A slight chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light winds out of the east. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog expected overnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 50s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 50%.

Wednesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 70s.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the mid-50s.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light winds out of the southeast. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

A 50 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 50s. Light and variable winds. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high in the low-to-mid 60s. Winds out of the east around 5 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the east around 6 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 50s.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fogin the morning. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high in the low-to-mid 70s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-to-upper 50s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high in the upper 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-50s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 50%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of rain is 30%.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 50s.




TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK




Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Mon Oct 7 2019

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

1. A non-tropical low-pressure system is expected to develop along a frontal boundary over the central Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Azores by tonight. Gradual development of this system is possible while it moves slowly westward, and a tropical or subtropical depression could form on Tuesday or Wednesday before upper-level winds become unfavorable.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...40 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent.

2. Another non-tropical low-pressure system is forecast to develop over the western North Atlantic between Bermuda and the east coast of the United States in a few days. The low could acquire some subtropical characteristics later in the week while it meanders off the east coast of the United States.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.





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

Highest Temperature 91°F in Franklin on 10-05-1954
Lowest Temperature 12°F in Highlands on 10-30-1910
Greatest Rainfall 9.91 inches in Highlands on 10-04-1964
Greatest Snowfall 1.0 inches in Highlands on 10-20-1913

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

Highest Temperature 102°F Albemarle, Stanly County 10-06-1954
Lowest Temperature 8°F Banner Elk, Avery County 10-21-1952
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 14.00 in Aberdeen, Moore County 10-16-1913
Greatest One-Day Snowfall 11.0 inches on Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on 10-25-1990

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 66.5°F Hatteras, Dare County
Coldest Weather Station 46.5°F Grandfather Mountain, Avery County
Wettest Weather Station 6.29 in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County
Driest Weather Station 2.15 in Hot Springs, Madison County



Published at 4:34am on October 07, 2019


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