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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Local Election Results






Outlook

High pressure will keep our area dry today. This high pressure will move out over the Atlantic on Thursday then a strong cold front crosses our region Thursday night. Expect colder weather this weekend and another strong cold front crosses Sunday night.

Election Results

Voting in the 2019 Municipal Elections concluded yesterday at 7:30pm and preliminary results are in. A Canvass Meeting will take place at 11am on November 15th to finalize the local results.

Franklin Mayor

Bob Scott 322 59.63%
Barbara Sears McRae 213 39.44%
Write-In 5 0.93%


Franklin Council (Top Three to be Seated)

Mike Lewis 301 20.48%
Joe Collins 300 20.41%
Jack Horton 284 19.32%
Brandon McMahan 258 17.55%
Peter Mosco 155 10.54%
TJ Wright 69 4.69%
Daniel Coates 54 3.67%
Kevin Klatt 44 2.99%
Write-In 5 0.34%

Franklin Council (Unexpired Term)

Dinah Roper Mashburn 413 95.82%
Write-In 18 4.18%

Highlands Town Board of Commissioners (Top Three to be Seated)

Brian J Stiehler 182 21.34%
John (Buz) Dotson 134 15.71%
Marc Hehn 134 15.71%
Eric Pierson 130 15.24%
Hank Ross 126 14.77%
Nick McCall 85 9.96%
Michael David Rogers 58 6.80%
Write-In 4 0.47%



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 anticipated over the next couple of days. Temperatures will continue to be in the seasonal range.


**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

Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Light winds out of the southeast.

Thursday

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high in the lower 60s. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night

Rain likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. Light winds out of the west increasing to come out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high in the lower 50s.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 20s.




OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with lows in the lower 40s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph becoming calm before midnight.

Thursday

Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the south around 5 mph by noon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night

Rain likely before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 50.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with lows in the mid-to-upper 20s.




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST


Today

Sunny, with a high in the mid-50s. Winds out of the northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning shifting to come out of the southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight

Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low in the lower 40s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high in the low-to-mid 50s. Light and variable winds increasing to come out of the southwest 5 to 10 mph by midmorning. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night

Rain likely before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday

Sunny, with highs in the lower 40s.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.




NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low in the lower 40s. Winds out of the southeast around 6 mph.

Thursday

Rain, mainly after 2pm. Highs near 60s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting to come out of the west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night

Rain before midnight, then a chance of rain showers between midnight and 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 5am. Low around freezing. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK





Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
100 AM EST Wed Nov 6 2019

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

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







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

Highest Temperature 83°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 11-04-2003
Lowest Temperature -3°F in Highlands on 11-25-1950
Greatest Rainfall 4.69 inches in Highlands on 11-29-1914
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands on 11-28-1922

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

Highest Temperature 90°F in Goldsboro, Wayne County 11-09-1900
Lowest Temperature -19°F in Montreat, Yancey County 11-25-1950
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 9.70 in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County 11-19-2003
Greatest One-Day Snowfall 18.0 inches in Montreat, Yancey County on 11-04-1930

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 58.0°F Hatteras, Dare County
Coldest Weather Station 37.7°F Grandfather Mountain, Avery County
Wettest Weather Station 8.63 in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County
Driest Weather Station 2.55 in Tarboro, Edgecombe County




Published at 4:20am on November 6, 2019

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