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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Sunday, November 24, 2019






Outlook

Cool high pressure will dominate the local weather pattern today. Another front expected to impact the area by 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. The higher elevations above 4,000 feet in the western and northwestern part of the county may see a dusting of snow this morning.


**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

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. Windows  Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Clear, with a low around 30. Light winds out of the northwest.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm winds.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 35. Calm winds.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with highs in the lower 60s.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely, mainly between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

Clear, with a low around freezing. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 6 mph.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable winds.

Monday Night

Clear, with lows in the mid-30s. Calm winds.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with highs in the mid-40s. Winds out of the northwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph, mainly before noon.

Tonight

Clear, with a low in the mid-30s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Monday

Sunny, with a high in the lower 50s. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph becoming light and variable by noon or so.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low in the mid-30s. Winds out of the west 3 to 5 mph.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely, mainly between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the low-to-mid 40s. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through midmorning, then gradual clearing, with highs in the upper 40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around freezing. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 55. Light winds out of the northwest.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Light winds out of the south.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK





Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
100 AM EST Sun Nov 24 2019

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Sebastien, located about 900 miles west of the Azores.

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 4:05am on November 24, 2019


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