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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Daily Weather Briefing for Saturday, November 24, 2018





Outlook

A warm front will cross the region today with the rain ending and milder temperatures in the afternoon. The dry weather will be brief as another front approaches Sunday night. Expect more rain late Sunday through early Monday. Broad and dry high pressure will then build in and persist through the end of the work week.

Tree Lighting and Candlelight Service Tonight in Franklin



The annual tree lighting ceremony will take place at the gazebo on Iotla Street at 7:00 pm tonight (November 24th). It will be followed by a Candlelight Service at the Nativity Scene located at Speakers Corner next to the county courthouse.

THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
Testing a new feature that 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 today.


WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind rising to cvome out of the west about 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Winds out of the northwest around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high in the lower 60s. Calm wind rising to come out of the south around 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 30s. WInds out of the southeast around 5 mph shifting to come out of the west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind rising to come of of the west around 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Patchy fog between midnight and 3am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Winds out of the northwest around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 60. Calm wind rising to come out of the south around 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph shifting to come out of the west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low in the upper 20s.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to come out of the west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low in the upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind shifting to come out of the south around 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 30s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Rain likely, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high in the lower 50s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 50s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the southeast in the morning hours.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Winds out of the south 10 to 15 mph shifting to come out of the west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.


Macon County Almanac for November 24, 2018

Highest Temperature 77°F in Franklin in 1973
Lowest Temperature 3°F in Highlands in 1970
Greatest Rainfall 2.56 inches in Highlands in 1983
Greatest Snowfall 4.0 inches in Highlands on Nov 22, 1981



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Published at 2:50 am on November 24, 2018



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