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Monday, January 13, 2020

Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, January 13, 2020





Outlook

A wet and unsettled weather pattern returns for the first half of the week. Cooler and drier high pressure will spread back over the area for Thursday and Friday, with another wet system arriving on Saturday.


Outage Update

Macon County 
41 outage locations with 164 Duke Energy customers w/o service

Carolinas 
82 outage locations with 487 Duke customers out of service

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County Commissioners to Meet Tomorrow Night

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting at 6pm Tuesday night in the county courthouse. [LINK]

Public Safety Log

Today's log is available and will be updated as needed. [LINK]  


Yesterday's log is also online. [LINK




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.




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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

Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with temperatures starting out in the mid-40s and climbing to the mid-60s in the afternoon. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid-50s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds out of the southwest. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely between 1am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 50s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

Showers. Temperatures starting off in the low-to-mid 40s and climbing to the mid-60s in the afternoon. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid-50s. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am. Highs in the upper 60s. Winds out of the southwest 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then showers likely between 3am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-50s. Light winds out of the southwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Showers, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog after 3pm. Temperatures are expected to remain in the 50s all day, with the highs reaching the mid-50ss. Winds out of the west 5 to 10 mph becoming calm by noon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Patchy fog. Lows in the low-to-mid 50s. WInds out of the southwest 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the mid-to-upper 50s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then showers likely between 3am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southwest around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 50s. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.




NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

A chance of rain before 8am, then showers likely, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog after 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with temperatures starting off in the mid-40s and rising to near 60 in the afternoon. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid-50s. Light winds out of the south. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am. Highs in the low-to-mid 60s. Winds out of the southwest 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three-quarters and one inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with lows in the mi50s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-60s. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Published at 4:30am on Monday, January 13, 2020

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