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Monday, November 26, 2018

Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, November 26, 2018





2018 Tree Lighting and Candlelight Service

The annual tree lighting ceremony and candlelight service took place this past weekend in Franklin. Videos and photos are available online. [LINK]


2018Christmas Parade

The annual Christmas Parade took place Sunday in Franklin. A low resolution (480p) livestream is embedded below. A 1080p version and photos will be published Tuesday or Wednesday. 


The Ugly Sweater Dash that took place before the parade raised $550 for CareNet.



Outlook

Weak high pressure will shift east and off the Atlantic coast today. Another front approaches from the west tonight, crossing the area on Monday. So expect more rain mainly tonight through early Monday. A broad area of cold and dry high pressure will then build in and persist through most of the week.

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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.
[click on any image in this article to enlarge]





FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near the upper 40s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to come out of the northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low near the lower 20s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 45. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 45.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near the upper 40s. Winds out of the southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to come out of the northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 45. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Clear, with a low around 25. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 45.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low near the mid-to-upper 20s.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near the low-to-mid 40s. Breezy, with winds out of the northwest 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with winds out of the northwest in the neighborhood of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high in the upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near the upper 30s.

Wednesday Night

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



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Monday

A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high in the lower 40s. Winds out of the northwest around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low near the lower 20s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 35. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Winds out of the northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 40.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 25.


Macon County Almanac for November 26, 2018

Highest Temperature 73°F in Franklin in 1990
Lowest Temperature -1°F in Highlands in 1950
Greatest Rainfall 2.98 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1979
Greatest Snowfall 5.0 inches in Highlands on Nov 22, 1902



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Published at 3:51 am on November 26, 2018



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