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Friday, January 10, 2020

Daily Weather Briefing for Friday, January 10, 2020






Outlook

As broad high pressure drifts farther offshore, a low-pressure system will develop to our west and bring unsettled weather to the area today and Saturday. After a brief break on Sunday, unsettled weather returns for early next week.


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. We are expected to see rain on Saturday, some of it could be heavy at times. There is also the possibility of thunderstorms and strong winds, mainly on Saturday night.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT

A strong low-pressure system will bring periods of moderate to heavy rainfall across the southern NC mountains and northeast Georgia mountains on Saturday, with isolated stronger thunderstorms possible Saturday night, capable of producing damaging winds. 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

A 50 percent chance of showers, increasing as the day progresses. Cloudy, with highs near 60. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Rain. Overnight patchy fog. Lows around 50. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely. Lows in the mid-40s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-60s.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-40s.




OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

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

Tonight

Rain. Overnight patchy fog. Lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three-quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday Night

Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely. Lows in the mid-to-upper 40s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-60s.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-40s.




HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with highs near 50. Winds out of the southeast around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight

Rain. Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Lows around 50. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three-quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday

Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Highs in the mid-to-upper 50s. Winds out of the south 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Saturday Night

Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the mid-40s. Winds out of the southwest 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-50s.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-40s.




NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with highs in the mid-50s. Winds out of the south 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Rain, mainly after 9pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am. Lows in the lower 50s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday

Rain. Highs in the mid-60s. Winds out of the south 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Rain, mainly before 2am. Lows in the mid-40s. WInds out of the southwest 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 before midnight mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of rain before 8am. Mostly sunny, with highs near 60.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-40s.



Published at 4:30am on Friday, January 10, 2020

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