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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Daily Weather Briefing for Thursday, January 9, 2020






Outlook

After a dry day today, a low-pressure system will bring an unsettled weather pattern to the area Friday through this weekend. After a brief break, deep and moist southerly flow may bring a return to unsettled weather by the middle part of next week.


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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is not expected today.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT

A strong low-pressure system will develop across the Southern Plains and track into the Ohio valley Friday through Saturday. Periods of moderate to heavy rain will be possible across the southern NC mountains and northeast Georgia mountains. This rainfall could increase flooding concerns along larger rivers, streams, and low-lying areas Saturday into Saturday night.




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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

Increasing clouds, with highs in the mid-50s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph by midmorning.

Tonight

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with lows around 40. WInds out of the southeast 3 to 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 50s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday Night

Rain. Lows around 50. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday

Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday Night

Showers before 11pm, then rain, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Lows in the mid-40s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.




OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

Increasing clouds, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with lows around 40. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday

Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with highs in the mid-50s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday Night

Rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday

Showers. Highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday Night

Showers before 11pm, then rain, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Lows in the mid-40s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Increasing clouds, with highs in the mid-40s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday

Rain, mainly after 10am. Highs near 50. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night

Rain. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday

Showers. Highs near 60. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday Night

Rain, mainly before 3am. The rain could be heavy at times. Lows in the low-to-mid 40s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

Increasing clouds, with highs in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight

A 20 percent chance of rain after 3am. Cloudy, with lows around 40. WInds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday

Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with highs in the mid-50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday Night

Rain. Lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday

Showers. Highs in the mid-60s. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday Night

Showers before 11pm, then rain, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Lows in the mid-40s. Chance of precipitation is



Published at 4:02am on Thursday, January 9, 2020

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